Founded in 1824, the MUSC College of Medicine was the first medical school in the southern U.S. and the 10th medical school in the country. More than 8,900 medical degrees have been conferred by the College of Medicine since its founding.
Today, the College is home to over 1300 faculty members committed to providing excellence in clinical care and in the training of 740 medical students, 30 master of public health students, and more than 730 residents and fellows. The College is also home to a robust basic, clinical and translational research enterprise, with more than $248 million in extramural research funding awarded in the last year. A national leader on many fronts, the college places strong emphasis on diversity and has been recognized for efforts on this front.