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University of South Carolina Sumter

Sumter, SC 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate58%
Acceptance Rate58%

About University of South Carolina Sumter

University of South Carolina Sumter Overview

University of South Carolina Sumter is a public, state school in the urban setting of Sumter, South Carolina. University of South Carolina Sumter was founded in 1962 and enrolls 1,206 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to University of South Carolina Sumter for Fall 2023 is August 8.

There are many ways for students to get involved at University of South Carolina Sumter!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of University of South Carolina Sumter's theater groups.

University of South Carolina Sumter does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? University of South Carolina Sumter has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of South Carolina Sumter on the Student Life page.

2022 University of South Carolina Sumter Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 69%
In-State Tuition $7,158
Out-of-State $17,838

Is University of South Carolina Sumter a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what University of South Carolina Sumter offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of South Carolina Sumter

University of South Carolina Sumter is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at University of South Carolina Sumter is 58%. Last year, 698 students applied to University of South Carolina Sumter and 405 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of South Carolina Sumter

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 57% of students who start at University of South Carolina Sumter come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for University of South Carolina Sumter Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with University of South Carolina Sumter directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of South Carolina Sumter's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of University of South Carolina Sumter's endowment was $1.8 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $4,064 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of South Carolina Sumter

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on University of South Carolina Sumter's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of South Carolina Sumter.

Based on this information, does University of South Carolina Sumter seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of South Carolina Sumter a good school for you?

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Where is University of South Carolina Sumter?

University of South Carolina Sumter is located in the city of Sumter, South Carolina.

If you would like to see University of South Carolina Sumter for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Sumter, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Metropolitan.

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College Info

200 Miller Road Sumter, SC 29150-2498

Campus Setting: Urban

University of South Carolina Sumter Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 8

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of South Carolina Sumter is Aug 8.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of South Carolina Sumter is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of South Carolina Sumter ACT Scores

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University of South Carolina Sumter SAT Scores

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University of South Carolina Sumter Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$7,158

In State

$17,838

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,158
$17,838
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,206

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

58%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,158

Out-of-State

$17,838

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 8
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