Popularly called as the USC, SC, South Carolina, or Carolina, the ‘University of South Carolina’ is by far one of the most popular institutions to graduate from. As per the ‘Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’ this outstanding institution has been ranked as an institution having the ‘highest research activity’. The kind of students who graduate from this institution are out rightly one of the best this world can have. The ‘University of Carolina’ has a vast range of degrees to offer its students, right from bachelor’s to doctorates, they have around 350 programs. With over 49,220 students, this institution is not easy to get into only the best among the lot manage to get admission in this prestigious educational center. The university laid its foundation on December 19, 1801 and ever since then has been churning out one of the brightest minds in the world. The alumnus of the ‘University of South Carolina’ has been responsible for some of the most eminent personalities of the world. Some of the famous people who have carved a niche for themselves in different fields are the famous singer Darius Rucker, the outstanding basketball player, Alex English, the popular journalist, Ainsley Earhardt or for that matter the very beautiful host Leeza Gibbons. These celebrities have made a mark for themselves in this competitive world and have held up the name of the institution they have graduated from.