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University of South Carolina-Sumter Demographics & Diversity

Sumter, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of South Carolina-Sumter are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of South Carolina Sumter students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 26%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 19%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 19% more female students than male students enrolled at University of South Carolina Sumter with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of South Carolina-Sumter has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of South Carolina Sumter students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for University of South Carolina Sumter students
Gender Number of Students
Men 506
Women 604

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of South Carolina-Sumter serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of South Carolina Sumter students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,546 per year

46% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 17.6%
Part time Undergrads 43.6%

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