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University of South Carolina - Sumter Overview

University of South Carolina - Sumter is a public institution situated in Sumter, South Carolina. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is University of South Carolina - Sumter Known For?

133 Undergraduate Awards
69% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at USC Sumter is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 62% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is University of South Carolina - Sumter?

Location of University of South Carolina - Sumter

Contact details for USC Sumter are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, SC 29150-2498
Phone: 803-775-8727
Website: www.sc.edu/about/system_and_campuses/sumter/index.php

How Do I Get Into USC Sumter?

You can apply to USC Sumter online at: www.uscsumter.edu/index.php/new-admissions.html

Admission Requirements for USC Sumter

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into USC Sumter?

69% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
38% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 69%, USC Sumter does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 66%.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to USC Sumter submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of South Carolina - Sumter  ( 460 to 570 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of South Carolina - Sumter  ( 450 to 530 )
200
800
USC Sumter received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 14 and 20. Math scores were between 16 and 19. Composite scores were between 16 and 21.

ACT English Scores for University of South Carolina - Sumter  ( 14 to 20 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of South Carolina - Sumter  ( 16 to 19 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of South Carolina - Sumter  ( 16 to 21 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of South Carolina - Sumter?

31% Take Out Loans
9.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At USC Sumter, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $4,184 a year. That adds up to $16,736 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at USC Sumter is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

University of South Carolina - Sumter Undergraduate Student Diversity

585 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,110 undergraduate students at USC Sumter, with 585 being full-time and 525 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  USC Sumter

Gender Diversity

Of the 585 full-time undergraduates at USC Sumter, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  USC Sumter

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of South Carolina - Sumter students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of USC Sumter Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 153
Hispanic or Latino 38
White 310
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 62

Online Learning at University of South Carolina - Sumter

57 Took All Classes Online
219 Took At Least One Class Online
914.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 219 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at USC Sumter has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of USC Sumter

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of South Carolina - Sumter was 914.0%. This is the #93 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at USC Sumter regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of South Carolina - Sumter Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 133 133
TOTAL 133 133

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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