Colleges Near Sumter

Colleges and universities near me in the Sumter, South Carolina area

There are 3 colleges in Sumter and 20 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 71,517 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in South Carolina with a population of 40,524, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Sumter. Driving time to these schools from Sumter should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of South Carolina Columbia in Columbia which is ranked #189 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of South Carolina Columbia enrolling 35,470 students. In terms of affordability, Williamsburg Technical College in Kingstree offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $4,608 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Sumter.


20 results

University of South Carolina Sumter
S
Sumter, SC
 
University of South Carolina Sumter

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,387enrollment
  • $9,949net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 895-1120SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

1 miles from Sumter

Central Carolina Technical College
C
Sumter, SC
 
Central Carolina Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,885enrollment
  • $5,499net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Sumter

Morris College
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HBCU
Sumter, SC
 
Morris College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 395enrollment
  • $16,326net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 31

3 miles from Sumter

University of Phoenix Columbia Campus
P
Columbia, SC
 
University of Phoenix Columbia Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Sumter

Virginia College Columbia
V
Columbia, SC
 
Virginia College Columbia

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 404enrollment
  • $24,151net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Sumter

Allen University
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HBCU
Columbia, SC
Allen University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 705enrollment
  • $13,858net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 31

36 miles from Sumter

Benedict College
B
HBCU
Columbia, SC
 
Benedict College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,731enrollment
  • $12,155net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Sumter

Coker College
C
Hartsville, SC
Coker College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,087enrollment
  • $16,647net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA

35 miles from Sumter

Columbia College
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,218enrollment
  • $20,277net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 820-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.47Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

36 miles from Sumter

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
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Orangeburg, SC
 
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,257enrollment
  • $6,632net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Sumter

University of South Carolina Columbia
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Columbia, SC
University of South Carolina Columbia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in South Carolina

  • 35,470enrollment
  • $21,784net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 4.26Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

37 miles from Sumter

W L Bonner College
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Columbia, South Carolina
 
W L Bonner College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 21enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Sumter

Florence Darlington Technical College
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Florence, SC
 
Florence Darlington Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,315enrollment
  • $3,176net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

39 miles from Sumter

Williamsburg Technical College
W
Kingstree, SC
 
Williamsburg Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 635enrollment
  • $7,700net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Sumter

Claflin University
C
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,048enrollment
  • $20,806net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 840-1040SAT range
  • 16-18ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

40 miles from Sumter

Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,098enrollment
  • $18,651net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Applications Due May 30

40 miles from Sumter

Midlands Technical College
M
West Columbia, SC
 
Midlands Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,794enrollment
  • $6,107net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 10

41 miles from Sumter

South Carolina State University
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HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
South Carolina State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 2,339enrollment
  • $20,022net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 800-1000SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

Applications Due May 30

40 miles from Sumter

FAQ's

The closest community college is University of South Carolina Sumter and is 1.3 miles from Sumter. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at University of South Carolina Sumter are $7,558 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

The typical SAT range for accepted students at University of South Carolina-Sumter is 895 to 1120. Successful applicants usually have an ACT score between 16 and 20. University of South Carolina Sumter freshmen are usually B students in high school with average GPA of 3.19. Learn more about University of South Carolina Sumter admission chances.