FINANCIAL AID RATE96%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO15:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$4,456
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Virtual Tour of Campus
University of South Carolina – Sumter
465 James Brandt Blvd, Allendale, SC
USC Sumter is an integral part of the University of Carolina system. The campus is located in the heart of the state, about 45 miles east of the capital of Columbia, South Carolina. It is the only campus that used to be part of Clemson University. The school joined the University of South Carolina system in 1973 and today has an enrollment of about 1,000 per academic year. USC Sumter confers two-year associate's degrees and offers baccalaureate degree programs in business administration, elementary education, nursing, early childhood education, and interdisciplinary studies.
In-state tuition at the Sumter campus is $2,946 per semester. In-state tuition for the Aiken courses is $4,367.
At the USC campus students can earn an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or a graduate degree. The bachelor’s degree offerings in business administration, elementary education, early childhood education, liberal studies and organizational leadership meet the educational needs of most students without having to leave Sumter. Programs that allow students to transfer to a four year institute are available in engineering, pharmacy, biology, computer science, criminal justice, media arts without loss of any credit.
USC-Sumter offers services on Shaw Air Force Base. The college is proud to help those who serve our country. Services offered include placement testing, admissions, academic advisement, course registration, and tuition processing.
USC Sumter offers eight week semesters on Shaw Air Force Base. Members of the military can also take day and night classes at the Sumter campus.
The college is an integral part of the community and offers an outstanding education at an affordable price.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students University of South Carolina – Sumter accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
University of South Carolina – Sumter has a total student population of about 1,100, where graduate students make up roughly 23% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- State Residents: $7,200-$8,600
- Out-of-State: $18,000-$21,410
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $300-$360 per unit
- Out-of-State: $740-$890 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$6,716|
|Receiving Student Loans||31%||$4,184|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, University of South Carolina – Sumter may offer services like:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
University of South Carolina – Sumter is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports being in the NJCAA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of South Carolina – Sumter by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Other 4-Year Public Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of South Carolina – Sumter.
- University of South Carolina - Lancaster in Columbia, SC (61 miles away)
- University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie in Lancaster, SC (85 miles away)
- University of South Carolina - Union in Sumter, SC (90 miles away)
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