University of South Carolina Sumter: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SUMTER F-10
200 Miller Rd.
Sumter, SC 29150-2498
Web Site: http://www.uscsumter.edu/
State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of South Carolina System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 50-acre urban campus. Endowment: $1.5 million. Research spending 2003-04: $25,459. Educational spending 2003-04: $3084 per student. Total enrollment: 1,042. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 449 applied, 64% were admitted. 1 class president, 3 student government officers. Full-time: 552 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 490 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 27% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 30% 25 or older, 11% transferred in. Retention: 58% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).
Options: Common Application, electronic application, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/8.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $3798 full-time, $158 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9460 full-time, $394 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $260 full-time, $10 per semester hour part-time.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: Association of African-American Students, Baptist Student Union, Student Education Association, Gamecock Ambassadors, Environmental Club. Major annual events: Convocation, Alcohol Awareness Week Festival, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day festivities. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. University of South Carolina at Sumter Library with 81,114 books, 12,938 microform titles, 1,114 serials, 913 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $302,089. 355 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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