Phone Number

Clinical Research
(803) 935-8300
Institutional Review Board
(803) 935-8300
Nursing Education
(803) 935-8504
Professional Training
(803) 936-7215
Graduate Medical Education Family Medicine
(803) 739-3491
Graduate Medical Education Transitional Year
(803) 791-2769

Life in Columbia

Locals tubing on the Saluda River with a view of downtown Columbia behind them.

"It's a good town for a family, and that’s all I needed to know."

— Dr. William Strickland, Family Medicine

Meet Columbia, SC

Columbia is a vibrant, capital city with a cost of living averaging well below national prices. Enjoy your porch in December and get across town in minutes!

Centrally Located

With 7+ other major airports nearby and close proximity to both the mountains and the beach, Columbia makes it easy to get to where you want to go—for work or play.

Endless Options for Things To Do

With several walkable shopping districts, cultural sites, and lots of opportunities for outdoor adventures, Columbia offers something for everyone. Learn more at Experience Columbia.

A Great Place to Live

Locals love the plentiful housing options for in-town, lakeside, or suburban living, along with the strong school systems and variety of attractions.