Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, SC 29301-5899


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 737
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 548 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Spartanburg Methodist College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,373 applications and 895 students were granted admission. Spartanburg Methodist College is at the #33 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 75% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 38% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT760 to 950
ACT16 to 20

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Spartanburg Methodist College's tuition was $15,750 for all students regardless of residency (18.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Spartanburg Methodist College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 59% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,274 (which is 3.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2016-2017, was 299, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,819 (which is 26.2% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Spartanburg Methodist College has enrolled a total of 737 students (730 students full-time and 7 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 737 students, 30 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 53% men and 47% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 56%

Black/African American: 33%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 51% 314
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 42
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 36
Philosophy And Religious Studies 2% 10
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Spartanburg Methodist College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Spartanburg Methodist College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,400. Last year, out of the total 533 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 490 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 565 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 514 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,400 $31,200
Employment Rate 92% 91%
Total Graduates 533 565

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