Spartanburg is called “College Town” for a very good reason.  The City and the County are home to seven institutions of higher education (

Converse College

a master's university that develops voice, value and vision through an undergraduate liberal arts women’s college, a co-ed undergraduate Degree Completion Program in Business Administration, and master’s programs for men and women.

Wofford College

a private institution offering majors, minors and programs in a range of subjects, Wofford provides its students the opportunity to create an educational path that best suits their individual interests, passions and life goals.

University of South Carolina Upstate

a senior comprehensive public institution, USC Upstate is a metropolitan university offering bachelor’s and graduate degrees in response to regional demand.

Spartanburg Methodist College

one of only a few private, residential colleges in the nation devoted entirely to your first two years as a student.    

Spartanburg Community College

a public two-year college offering more than 100 programs of study that lead to high-demand, high-growth careers that take from 4 months to 2 years to complete.

Edward Via College of Osteopathy

VCOM is graduate school that prepares globally-minded, community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health.

Sherman College of Chiropractic

offers an integrated chiropractic educational program focused on preparing doctors of chiropractic.