University of South Carolina Sumter: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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University of South Carolina Sumter is a small two-year, public school with 900 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1966 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Sumter, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
1
Associate's degree is available at University of South Carolina Sumter.

University of South Carolina Sumter follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 1 major -- Liberal Arts and Sciences. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
48%
The rate of student retention at University of South Carolina Sumter is very low at 48% (way below South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of South Carolina Sumter is very low: 9%. Nearly 55% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of South Carolina Sumter is pretty decent, 14:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,200
Average tuition charges are slightly high - $14,800 per year. The additional fees at University of South Carolina Sumter not covered by tuition are approximately $400; this comes to a total of $15,200 per year.

Read the details about University of South Carolina Sumter additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
According to recent data, 706 applications were submitted and 356 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of South Carolina Sumter in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
University of South Carolina Sumter offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of South Carolina Sumter, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at University of South Carolina Sumter.

Based on the college crime information, University of South Carolina Sumter appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of South Carolina Sumter Location and Maps



Post Address: University of South Carolina Sumter, 200 Miller Rd, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2498, USA
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