University of South Carolina-Sumter in Sumter

Sumter, SC

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Overview

University of South Carolina-Sumter offers 4-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 58%. The most popular test is SAT - 47% of students submitted it in comparison to 53% of students who submitted ACT. 45.2% are women, and 54.8% are men. University of South Carolina-Sumter is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of South Carolina-Sumter is 9319$, that is at the level of national average. 13% of full-time University of South Carolina-Sumter students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $31,200, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of South Carolina-Sumter is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$9,319
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of South Carolina-Sumter students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,912
$30,001 - $48,000$9,787
$48,001 - $75,000$8,870
$75,001 - $110,000$13,124
$110,001+$11,280

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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23%

Types of financial aids

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725 of University of South Carolina-Sumter undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 83 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of South Carolina-Sumter number 53 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in South Carolina.

Students at University of South Carolina-Sumter awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$9,498
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$8,505
$48,001 - $75,000
100%
$6,877
$75,001 - $110,000
100%
$4,463
$110,001+
100%
$4,690

Salary After Attending

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$31,200

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

Graduation Rate

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13%
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University of South Carolina-Sumter graduation rate is below the national average.

13% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of South Carolina-Sumter completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

3 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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58%

In comparison to National Average

University of South Carolina-Sumter acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 66%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 8%.

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58%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so University of South Carolina-Sumter acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 13%.

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58%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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69%

Total

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64%

Full time

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5%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

60%

Part-time retention rate

33%

The University of South Carolina-Sumter full-time retention rate is 60% and part-time retention rate is 33%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school offers quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of South Carolina-Sumter students submitting SAT scores

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47%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
825 - 1060

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 420 - 530
Math: 405 - 530
Writing: 0 - 0

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of South Carolina-Sumter students submitting ACT scores

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53%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
17 - 21

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 15 - 22
Math: 16 - 20
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of South Carolina-Sumter is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

16:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

1

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of South Carolina-Sumter the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of South Carolina-Sumter and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in South Carolina.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on USC Sumter

The campus located by 200 Miller Rd address in Sumter, South Carolina.

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USC Sumter in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of South Carolina-Sumter with 0.34% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on USC Sumter is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of South Carolina-Sumter offers 4 programs in total: 4 are for Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 110 universities in South Carolina state. University of South Carolina-Sumter is one of the few institutions in South Carolina that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the South Carolina state average data to help you compare.

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University of South Carolina-Sumter provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 685 students with 20556 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for University of South Carolina-Sumter

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Great college experience

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Overall Rating:

Great university! The small class sizes and amazing professors help you to be successful. It is a great place to start if you plan on going to U of SC Columbia because all the classes will transfer and it is much cheaper than the main campus. It is a beautiful campus and a great community feel among the students and the faculty! I highly recommend this university!

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

i really want to go to this collage im 13 years old i would really like to start looking for collages i wanna get ready for my future PLEASE

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I'm 12 years old And I want to University of South Carolina-sumter because i think it woulf be cool

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Overall Rating:

Its ok

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 200 Miller Rd

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +8037758727

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: uscsumter.edu

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