South Carolina, University of

South Carolina, University of, main campus at Columbia; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1801, opened as a college 1805, became a university 1906. One of the earliest state-supported colleges, it has a library housing notable collections relating to Southern history. There are also campuses at Myrtle Beach (Coastal Carolina College), Spartanburg, and Aiken. The Center for Marine and Wetland Studies is at Myrtle Beach.

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