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University of South Carolina-Sumter

University of South Carolina-Sumter is an Associate's college with 924 students located in Sumter, SC.

Offers Associate Degrees


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 924
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 57% Full Time / 43% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 50% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 61%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 5%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


Student Publications: The Ant Hilll

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction tutoring study skills assistance writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center student web hosting available wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor chaplain/spiritual director placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cross-registration dual enrollment of high school students independent study student-designed major teacher certification liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (100%)

Majors Offered


A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

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Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

Interim Dean Lynwood Watts
Full-time Faculty 30
Student : Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 63 : 36
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 53
Tenure Track Faculty 10
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 36




Selectivity Score: 44/100

Acceptance Rate: 54.6% accepted of 603 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite17 - 21
English16 - 21
Math16 - 20
SATMath425 - 530
Reading410 - 540

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Class Rank, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Standardized Test Scores, Academic GPA

Important: Extracurricular Activities

Also Considered: Volunteer Work, Interview, Level Of Applicants Interest, Recommendations, State Residency, Talent Ability, Character Personal Qualities

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
History 0 2
English 4 0
Math 3 4
Science 0 3
Science Lab 3 0
Social Studies 3 0
Foreign Language 2 3
Academic Electives 4 0

Other Application Information: All SAT Scores Required for Review SAT or ACT

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,026 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $6,356
$30K-$48K $8,504
$48K-$75K $11,264
$75K-$110K $13,303
$110K+ $13,345

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $6,090, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,090 Same as On-Campus
Fees $392 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,840
Books $1,600 $1,600
Total (before financial aid) $8,082 $14,922


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,240 Same as On-Campus
Fees $392 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,840
Books $1,600 $1,600
Total (before financial aid) $17,232 $24,072

Students Receiving Aid

99% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 34% $4,159
Federal Scholarships/Grants 50% $4,333
Institutional Grants 31% $2,175
Other Federal Grants 11% $935
Pell Grants 50% $4,120
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 95% $4,395
Student Loans 34% $4,159

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

14% of students graduated in six years.

55% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



University of South Carolina-Sumter participates in the NJCAA Division I for college athletics.

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Baseball Tim Medlin (Get recruited )
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Softball Age Cataldo (Get recruited )
Soccer Otis Holloway (Get recruited )
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