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 University of South Carolina-Sumter

University of South Carolina-Sumter - Sumter, SC

200 Miller Rd, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2498

General information:(803)775-8727
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:No
Student population:1,018( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:12 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public 2-year colleges under 4-year universities
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $5,528 $5,888 $6,092 -3%
Out-of-state $13,304 $14,144 $14,696 -4%
Books and supplies $1,036 $1,600 $1,600 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $6,279 $6,840 $6,840 0%
Other $3,997 $7,410 $7,410 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,997 $6,277 $6,277 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $6,564 $7,488 $7,692 0%
Off Campus $16,840 $21,738 $21,942 0%
Off Campus with Family $10,561 $13,765 $13,969 0%
On Campus $14,340 $15,744 $16,296 -6%
Off Campus $24,616 $29,994 $30,546 -3%
Off Campus with Family $18,337 $22,021 $22,573 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,700
In-state fees $392
Out-of-state tuition $14,304
Out-of-state fees $392
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 235 97% --
Grant or scholarship aid 235 97% $1,658,789 $7,059
Federal grants 110 45% $512,394 $4,658
Pell grants 110 45% $483,658 $4,397
Other federal grants 29 12% $28,736 $991
State/local government grant or scholarships 227 93% $981,419 $4,323
Institutional grants or scholarships 63 26% $164,976 $2,619
Student loan aid 86 35% $365,347 $4,248
Federal student loans 86 35% $359,847 $4,184
Other student loans 1 0% $5,500 $5,500
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,071 90% $4,255,951 $3,974
Pell grants 419 35% $1,662,547 $3,968
Federal student loans 442 37% $2,645,937 $5,986


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $6,075 $5,996 $9,571
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $3,680 $2,994 $6,921
$30,001 - $48,000 $6,678 $4,180 $8,129
$48,001 - $75,000 $7,767 $7,381 $10,751
$75,001 - $110,000 $8,887 $8,104 $12,656
$110,001 and more $8,356 $9,506 $13,686

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,018
Undergraduate enrollment 1,018
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 115
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$40

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 695 280 415
Percent admitted 61% 67% 57%
Percent admitted who enrolled 67% 46% 32%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 160 62%
ACT 128 49%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 420 510
SAT Math 440 540
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 16 21
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 21
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 38 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IMenWomen
Baseball 50-
Basketball 1913
Soccer 16-
Softball -13


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Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
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Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 031
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate8.8%
Number in default20
Number in repayment227

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00342600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies91
Category total91
Grand total91