At USC, some rejection letters to come with acceptance to branch campuses

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Some applicants who fail to get into the University of South Carolina’s main Columbia campus will receive something else with their rejection letter starting next spring – an acceptance letter to one of the system’s four two-year campuses.

And, as early as 2015, USC could start sending automatic acceptance letters to the system’s three other four-year colleges in Aiken, Beaufort and Spartanburg to applicants who are denied admission to USC Columbia, administrators said.

The university now sends a brochure with information about the other USC system schools to applicants who are turned down for USC Columbia. But those students must apply separately to the other USC system schools.

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