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University of South Carolina-Sumter Admission Requirements

Sumter, South Carolina

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Chances of getting into University of South Carolina Sumter

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82%
Admission Difficulty for University of South Carolina Sumter
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into University of South Carolina-Sumter and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,360 out of 1,658 applicants were admitted making University of South Carolina Sumter an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of South Carolina Sumter is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of South Carolina-Sumter SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
30%
SAT Scores for University of South Carolina Sumter
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for University of South Carolina Sumter
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of South Carolina Sumter?

University of South Carolina Sumter typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of South Carolina Sumter admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >89%
1015 to 1110 Avg + 82%-89%
920 to 1015 Avg - 73%-82%
825 to 920 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 825 Low <61%
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University of South Carolina-Sumter ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
55%
ACT Scores for University of South Carolina Sumter
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for University of South Carolina Sumter
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 19
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of South Carolina-Sumter?

Admission data indicates that University of South Carolina-Sumter regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of South Carolina Sumter.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of South Carolina Sumter admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >90%
17 to 20 Avg + 82%-90%
15 to 17 Avg - 75%-82%
13 to 15 Reach 66%-75%
Less than 13 Low <66%
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University of South Carolina-Sumter GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of South Carolina Sumter has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

University of South Carolina Sumter admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 995 663 1,658
Accepted 824 536 1,360
Acceptance Rate 83% 81% 82%
Enrolled 126 132 258
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 25% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of South Carolina Sumter is $40.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of South Carolina Sumter and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of South Carolina Sumter Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of South Carolina Sumter
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218690 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Sumter.

FAQs

Does University of South Carolina Sumter prefer SAT or ACT?

30% of students submit their SAT scores to University of South Carolina-Sumter. 55% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of South Carolina Sumter?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to University of South Carolina-Sumter. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of South Carolina Sumter?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1110. 30% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of South Carolina Sumter?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 20. 55% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.