USC Sumter is proud to be a part of the larger Carolina system. The USC System is made up of four regional campuses (USC Union, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter and USC Lancaster) and four senior campuses (USC Columbia, USC Upstate, USC Aiken and USC Beaufort).

We offer affordable tuition, athletics, student clubs and a memorable college experience. Our faculty provides a solid academic foundation for our students who prove their success at the next level every year.  

USC Sumter confers two-year associate's degrees and offers baccalaureate degree programs in business administration through USC Aiken; elementary education through USC Upstate; and nursing, early childhood education, organizational leadership and interdisciplinary studies through Palmetto College.

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The University of South Carolina is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of South Carolina. The accreditation report of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is available to the public in the Office of the Provost and the Office of Institutional Assessment and Compliance and is on reserve at the Thomas Cooper Library.