Medical University of South Carolina Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
of students recommend
(3.99 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 33 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 3 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACPE, + 7 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 2,992 (324 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 8% part-time, 92% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $18,000 in-state; $24,367 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Family)
Graduation Year: 2020

I have had a wonderful experience at this school and in my current program. I am a military member and had excellent assistance with my school's VA SCO. The academic and financial advisors have an open-door policy and are willing to answer any question and assist in any way to ensure your education is the primary focus of your academic career. I am able to speak with my advisor about and receive advice about my academic pursuits as well as consider future and potential job and scholarship opportunities. This institution is excellent for anyone wanting to meet the future head-on and pursue a degree and career with intensity and adequate preparation for any future endeavors.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2018

I have been thrilled with my continued education thus far at MUSC. Although I have only been a student here for 6 months, I already feel genuinely prepared for the career I am pursuing. The two program directors, which are also my professors, are the main reason for my success in the program. The campus as whole is filled with opportunity, with three affiliated hospitals all within walking distance of each other.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Pharmacy
Graduation Year: 2018

Currently my program is centered around two campuses, Columbia and Charleston. Therefore, we use distance education. Teachers at one campus teaches both locations of students. This can be difficult when communicating with teachers on the opposite campus. However the teachers on Charleston's campus are extremely helpful and receptive to student need. The dean, teachers, and support staff are all willing to help you with whatever you might need. Having two campuses also allows for more resources. The Columbia campus has a great innovative Kennedy Center, we Charlestonian's can use. Also due to distance education, lectures are recorded and can be watched at any time after class. This becomes incredibly useful when studying for exams.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Occupational Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

The Medical University of South Carolina is an incredible program that does not solely educate you in the classroom, but the program pushes you to become part of the community. There are options to volunteer, courses for interprofessional relations, as well as medical missions to developing countries. The downside of this program is the location in Charleston-- not because it is a bad area, but it is an expensive place to live.
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

I'm currently working on my master's in microbiology and immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina. I think it is a great school, but I think the university could focus a little bit more on financial needs and course availability for master's students.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2018

MUSC is a wonderful institution at which to pursue a health-related education. Its location in Charleston, although somewhat hectic and expensive due to high tourism, provides students with a wide variety of patient experiences. The facilities present on campus are nothing short of state of the art. The fields of cardiology, heart surgery, and nephrology in pediatrics are nationally ranked, along with neurology and neurosurgery in adult specialties being high-performing, according to U.S. News. The classes are of course rigorous, informative, and engaging and the faculty are very acclaimed, accessible, and helpful. The student body is highly varied, comprising of students from 20 different countries, and the medical curriculum allows interaction not only with one another but also enables us students to reach out into our community. MUSC is involved in groundbreaking medical research and is very enthusiastic in training their students for various useful future prospects to tackle health problems we as a society face. Therefore, I feel MUSC offers a very diverse, rich, knowledge-base hands on experience in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dental medicine, and NIH-funded health-related research fields.
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

It's been great to have the option to complete homework online. I feel like I can work at my own pace. Some of the professors are very accessible, while others are harder to in contact with. Overall, I have had a good experience at MUSC.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Occupational Therapy
Graduation Year: 2016

The Medical University of South Carolina, particularly the College of Health Professions, really wants to see their students succeed. The faculty is extremely caring and helpful and there are many programs in place to make sure that every student is being the best student that they can possibly be while having a wonderful graduate school experience at the same time!
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2016

Great balance between approachability and depth of content.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Occupational Therapy
Graduation Year: 2016

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is right in the heard of Charleston, SC. The charm of the town is reflected in the people who both attend and teach at the university. It's been a wonderful experience so far, and I'm just a little over a month in. I'm from Northern California, where things are a bit different (namely, there are actual burritos). Still, this setting has been more than welcoming. MUSC is a magnificent campus, with incredibly accessible faculty. Something I notice about this program is that the professors and administration ACTUALLY care about you, something I couldn't say coming out of the University of California undergrad system. There, I was just a number and a tuition bill. Here, I'm a person with dreams. What I find MOST amazing about this program is their incredible emphasis on interprofessionalism between health professions. It takes a team from different backgrounds to treat a patient, and MUSC knows that. I love it. Come here.
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