You need to be a quick study to keep track of all the educational opportunities in The 864. From premiere colleges and universities to celebrated public and private schools, here’s a partial list of top education centers in the area:
ANDERSON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CHRIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
245 Cavalier Drive, Greenville
An independent college preparatory school offering an International Baccalaureate program. The private school serves students from pre-K through grade 12.
GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS
301 Camperdown Way, Greenville
The largest public-school system in South Carolina, providing a challenging education through a variety of elementary, middle and high schools; special focus centers; and nontraditional schools.
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PICKENS COUNTY
1348 Griffin Mill Road, Easley
Providing a 21st century education to prepare Pickens County students for success beyond the classroom.
SPARTANBURG DAY SCHOOL
1701 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg
An independent, college preparatory school for 2K through grade 12, focusing on rigorous academics, visual and performing arts, and athletics.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL
100 St. Joseph’s Drive, Greenville
A private co-educational school providing a rigorous liberal arts curriculum for students from grades 6 through 12.
SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
15 University St., Greenville
A public residential high school for students whose talents lie in creative writing, music, drama, dance, and the visual arts.
SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
2211 Woodruff Road, Greenville
Providing exceptional academics, fine arts and athletic programs for students grades K-12. This private Christian school boasts a 100% college acceptance rate.
316 Boulevard, Anderson
A rigorous curriculum within an intentionally Christian environment. This private school offers 59 major degree programs, 18 master’s and doctoral degrees, and eight certification programs.
BOB JONES UNIVERSITY
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville
A private liberal arts university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in five schools, a college and a seminary. This Christian school is noted for its stellar collection of European Old Masters paintings.
Visitors Center: 230 Kappa St., Clemson
A top-tier public university, excelling in both academics and athletics. In addition to its main campus in Clemson, the school maintains a strong Greenville presence with the College of Business and Behavioral Science graduate program, the Clemson University Biomedical Engineering Innovation Campus (CUBEInC) and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
580 E. Main St., Spartanburg
A small liberal arts college—soon to be university—with more than 30 undergraduate programs that merge the liberal arts with career-focused majors. The school offers a variety of graduate programs too.
3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville
Among the nation’s top liberal arts and sciences universities. This innovative school emphasizes engaged learning by encouraging students to serve the community.
GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
506 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville
A public two-year college offering certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in subjects as diverse as advanced manufacturing technology and culinary arts.
NORTH GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY
7801 N. Tigerville Road, Tigerville
A private Christian liberal arts university offering more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs while preparing students to serve as leaders in both the church and society.
TRI COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE
7900 Highway 76, Pendleton
A school that ranks in the top 1% nationally for successful student transfers to four-year colleges and universities. Tri County offers more than 70 major fields of study.
UNIVERSITY CENTER GREENVILLE
225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville
Partnering with 10 Upstate colleges and universities to afford students the benefit of higher education near downtown Greenville.
USofC SCHOOL OF MEDICINE GREENVILLE
607 Grove Road, Greenville
A four-year medical school, located at the heart of Prisma Health-Upstate, backed by two decades of partnership between the region’s largest care provider and the state’s largest public university.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPSTATE
800 University Way, Spartanburg
A top-ranked regional public college, with more than 45 undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing and education.
429 N. Church St., Spartanburg
A private liberal arts college, founded in 1854, offering bachelor’s degrees in 27 major fields of study.