image description

University of South Carolina Upstate, George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics

The George Dean Johnoson Jr. College of Business and Economics offers a rigorous business education that incorporates experiential learning opportunities and personalized attention from our dedicated faculty and professional staff. Students benefit from first-class student services that include academic advising, career counseling, a variety of active student organizations and honor societies, and numerous programs that support leadership and soft skills development. Additionally, we pride ourselves on strategic partnerships that promote internships, community engagement, and professional networking activities, as well as exciting study abroad opportunities around the globe. Our outstanding faculty members are recognized for their scholarly accomplishments as well as for their real-world business experience with firms such as Milliken & Company, BMW Manufacturing Co., Price Waterhouse Coopers, Duke Energy, KPMG, Fuji Film and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Johnson College enrolls about 800 students from 18 states and 11 countries. Our program leads to the B.Sc. in Business Administration degree with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, and Finance, General Business, Management, or Marketing. We also offer minors in Business Administration, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Economics. Our strategic location in the heart of downtown Spartanburg provides students with opportunities to connect with the business community. The college is housed in our state-of-the-art 60,000 square-foot, which features a stock trading lab, smart classrooms, and three art galleries with rotating exhibits. Our building also houses the GreenHouse business incubator where new and small businesses are nurtured and provided assistance through the often difficult and risky early stages of development.




  • Accounting
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain/ Transport/ Logistics


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Online

Tuition & Fees *

Undergraduate (per year):


Out of State/Region Tuition & Fees *

Undergraduate (per year):


Out of Country Tuition & Fees *

Undergraduate (per year):


Student Enrollments

Full-Time Undergraduate:


Part-Time Undergraduate:


Full-Time Masters:


Part-Time Masters:


* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on September 01, 2021.