University of South Carolina-Sumter

Sumter, SC, USA
3.00 Average Rating

The University of South Carolina-Sumter is a junior college and a regional campus of the USC system in central South Carolina. USC Sumter confers bachelor’s degrees in Organizational Leadership, Liberal Studies, and Business Administration as well as 14 associate degrees. In addition, students have the opportunity to begin a bachelor’s degree in 13 other fields of study on the Sumter campus before transferring to Palmetto College for completion. For sports fans, USC Sumter fields six athletic teams known as the Fire Ants and is also home to an esports club.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
95%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
57%
Submitting ACT
38%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 925
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,002
Total Number of Undergrads
1,002
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
21%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
26%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,318
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$6,948
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$17,328
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1600

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
95%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,260
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
95%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,599
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,726

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
35%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,914
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$10,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$109
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
17
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Fire Ants
School Colors
Black/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Sumter
Columbia
Charleston
Greenville
Charlotte
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.00 Average Rating
Its a great school. You'll defiantly will get your moneys worth.
Joy from Sumter, SC
If you're looking to experience college life before actually living on campus consider applying to University of South Carolina-Sumter site. You will feel so welcomed that you can only dream of living on campus at the Columbia site. There is always activities that make education fun as well as activities that make you feel like you're at home at a family event.
Kierra from Lake City, SC

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