University of South Carolina, Beaufort – MS

University of South Carolina, Beaufort – MS

Master of Science in Computational Science

3 Years in India + 2 Years in USA

About University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB or USC-Beaufort) is a public university with three campuses located in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina. It is part of the University of South Carolina System and enrolls about 1,900 students. The main campus is in Bluffton, South Carolina. The campus offers over 20 programs of study. The institution's campus in Beaufort, South Carolina houses the school's honour programs and the Department of Visual Arts & Design.
The University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees.


The University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB or USC-Beaufort) is a public university with three campuses located in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina. It is part of the University of South Carolina System and enrolls about 1,900 students. The main campus is in Bluffton, South Carolina. The campus offers over 20 programs of study.
The Beaufort campus overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway in quaint Beaufort, S.C. You'll study in the heart of the sea islands surrounded by the unique culture, environment, and aesthetics woven into this community over its 300 year history. You'll live within walking distance of shops and galleries, casual seafood and five-star restaurants, and the waterfront park.

City Conditions

Bluffton is a charming town located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. It's situated in the Lowcountry region of the state, near the Atlantic coast and not far from Hilton Head Island. Bluffton is known for its historic charm, natural beauty, and unique character.


Residing in on-campus apartments at USCB offers a nurturing and excellent setting that fosters both academic growth and social connections. Studies indicate that students who choose on-campus living tend to have higher satisfaction levels with their college journey, achieve better academic performance, and are more likely to successfully complete their degree programs.
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Indian student association:

USCB Student organisation is dedicated to promoting various cultural aspects of the Indian Subcontinent, while building a cohesive and supportive community made up of undergraduate students, graduate students, professionals, and other community members.
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Why Choose University of South Carolina ?

10 Reasons To Choose USCB:
1. Personalised Attention
The faculty and staff at USCB are devoted to each student and their individual needs. Limited class sizes and a small campus atmosphere means you will receive personalised attention.
2. Location – Study at the Beach
Enjoy a relaxed coastal lifestyle at USCB, near the sparkling Atlantic ocean in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Enjoy the beach in your free time. Map of Area - USCB Campuses
3. Affordable and Accessible
As the most affordable four-year university in South Carolina, you will get a high quality education at a great value. The majority of our students work part time jobs on campus or at the many businesses near USCB’s three campuses in Bluffton, Beaufort and Hilton Head Island. Affordable People Being Happy
4. Internships and More Real World Experiences
All of our 21 majors and 25+ minors offer enrichment experiences including internships, community partnerships and volunteer service positions for hands-on learning. From filming a statewide TV show to creating a marketing plan for heritage tourism in Beaufort County, USCB students are connected to the local community.
5. Research
As a UCSB undergraduate, you can be involved in ongoing research in marine biology, history, archeology, psychology, public health and more. From recording sounds made by dolphins in the May River to drug discovery for a new coronavirus treatment, USCB students make discoveries in tandem with leaders in their academic fields.
Research - Students on Boat
6. Diversity
About a third of our students are from underrepresented and underserved populations and many are the first in their families to attend college. Learn from those whose experiences, beliefs, and perspectives are different from your own in a richly diverse intellectual and social environment.
7. Athletics
Sand Shark sports include baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, and women's soccer. USCB is part of the NAIA, Sun Conference.
Why Choose USCB - Students Running
8. Entire Campus for Hospitality
On our Hilton Head Island campus, USCB students study, work, and hold internships in a hotel, restaurant, tourism, and event management in a world class resort destination that attracts more than 2 million visitors every year.
9. Outstanding Leadership
Led by Dr. Al Panu, USCB‘s faculty and staff are outstanding scholars, authors, researchers, experts and mentors who are waiting to get to know you.
10 . Study Abroad
Experience the world and learn from its many cultures. USCB proudly offers opportunities in Spain, Nepal, France and other countries where students travel, explore and grow.

Public University

Advantages of State Public University

Internship Opportunities

Co- op options allows students to take real life work experience

Modern Facilities

200 acres campus with most modern amenities

Almost 100% Placements

Students from Computational science are recruited by TOP MNCs like IBM, AT&T etc

Generous Scholarship

Generous Scholarship to deserving students

Industry Linkages

USCB has strong linkages with Local Business Community

About Master of Science in Computational Science

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Computational Science (CSCI) at the University of South Carolina Beaufort provides students with a deep understanding of advanced computational methods and their application in solving real-world problems across various fields, including physical, biological, and engineering sciences. Students will learn to use mathematical modeling, simulation, and data analysis to tackle complex problems. The program combines coursework in mathematics, computer science, and science with hands-on experience in high performance computing, scientific visualization, and machine learning.

Program Structure

  • The MS in Computational Science course is a 2 year Full Time Masters Program.
  • After successful completion of Bsc I.T program at VSIT students can opt to transfer directly
    to University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Excellent Career Opportunities

A wide range of corporate, government, and non-profit organisations employ graduates of Computational Science programs, including Boeing, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Aerospace Corporation, the U.S. Dept. of Energy, South Carolina bio fabrication industry, Gulfstream, and many others. Computational Science students are also strong candidates for graduate programs.

BS [Computational Science ]

Program Semesters Syllabus
Bachelor of Science in IT University of Mumbai at Vidyalankar School of Information Technology
Semester 1 and Semester 2
Semester 3 and Semester 4
Semester 5 and Semester 6
Pathway to Master of Science in Computational Science University of South Carolina at Beaufort
Campus - Beaufort
Duration - 2 years


Tuition & Living Expense of University of South Carolina Beaufort

Year Fees Type
1st Year ₹10,000 Enrollment fees
USD $ 30,146 Tution Fees
USD $7,000 Estimated Living expense
2nd Year USD $30,146 Tuition fee
USD $7,000 Estimated Living expense

Addition expenses

Particulars Tentative Expense
Health Insurance
IELTS Registration $190 (₹14,700)
VISA fees $160 ( ₹12,000 )
Airfare $850 ( ₹63,750 )


The University of South Carolina Beaufort offers scholarships based on merit, program of study,
state of residency and financial need. The majority of scholarships are renewable for up to four years
(a minimum G.P.A. is required for renewal). In Additional Vidyalankar students are granted
scholarship of approx $12,000 per year.

  • Applying for National Scholarships::-

    • Fastweb, College Board, and are national databases of scholarships based on
      merit, need, fields of study, special interests and many other criteria.
    • Begin the process early, apply to as many as possible, submit your application(s) before the
      recommended deadlines. Avoid scholarships that charge fees to apply, and be careful to not share
      personal information (i.e. your social security number) before an award is made.


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