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GSSM is Celebrating 20 National Merit Semifinalists

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Mentored research opportunities in South Carolina, the US, Europe and Asia


January Interim

Between semesters, travel or take fun courses like SCUBA diving, cooking, or horseback riding


Independent Study

Independent study in fields that interest you


STEM Leader

Over 50 STEM courses offered annually


World-Class Faculty

All faculty have master’s degrees; 86% have PhDs

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Romiya Glover Barry

"GSSM provided a safe environment for me to think critically and to think beyond the barriers."

Romiya Glover Barry

Class of 2000

Manager of Clinical Operations at AngioDynamics, Inc.

Romiya's Story

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Coming up at GSSM


Thursday, October 20, 2016

6:00 pm

Pickens SmartTalk

Join GSSM representatives, students, faculty and alumni at our upcoming SmartTalk information session in your area! You'll learn about GSSM's academic opportunities, community and 24/7 residential campus. Pickens SmartTalk...



Saturday, October 22, 2016

Accelerate Chemistry Lab


Monday, October 24, 2016

Volleyball State Playoffs

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By the Numbers


Total scholarship amount offered to the 121 seniors in the class of 2016

  • 86%

    of the faculty has a PhD

  • 18

    National Merit Semifinalists in the class of 2016

  • 288

    Students in residence from across the state

  • 94%

    of alumni would attend GSSM again

  • 45%

    of courses are above AP level