About Spartanburg Methodist College

Founded in 1911, Spartanburg Methodist College. is a college. Located in South Carolina, which is a city setting in South Carolina, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 737 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Spartanburg Methodist College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 18:1. There are 27 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Spartanburg Methodist College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate65%
Application Deadline
Application Fee25
SAT Range760-950
ACT Range16-20

Admissions at SMC are considered Selective, with ,5% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 31 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

62% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 21% were in the top quarter, and 4% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.

STUDENT LIFE Reviews

We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Spartanburg Methodist College.

7%
“We”re apathetic”
27%
“We know about current events and vote”
67%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
0%
“We save it for the classroom”
27%
“Sometimes, but not often”
67%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
7%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
0%
“I only go out in groups”
33%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
67%
“I feel extremely safe”
7%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
53%
“We bought the gear”
40%
“We live for the big game”
0%
“It”s not really our thing”
13%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
80%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
7%
“We”re a very artistic group”
7%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
27%
“They keep regular office hours”
67%
“They”re always available”
53%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
40%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
7%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
40%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
33%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
20%
“We only party on weekends”
7%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
20%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
67%
“There might be people who do”
13%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
0%
“There”s a huge drug scene”
7%
“We”re apathetic”
27%
“We know about current events and vote”
67%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
0%
“We save it for the classroom”
27%
“Sometimes, but not often”
67%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
7%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
0%
“I only go out in groups”
33%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
67%
“I feel extremely safe”
7%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
53%
“We bought the gear”
40%
“We live for the big game”
0%
“It”s not really our thing”
13%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
80%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
7%
“We”re a very artistic group”
7%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
27%
“They keep regular office hours”
67%
“They”re always available”
53%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
40%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
7%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
40%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
33%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
20%
“We only party on weekends”
7%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
20%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
67%
“There might be people who do”
13%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
0%
“There”s a huge drug scene”
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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    16 Students rated on-campus housing 4 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    11 Students rated off-campus housing 3.1 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    16 Students rated campus food 3.4 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    16 Students rated campus facilities 4.2 stars. 31 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    16 Students rated class size 4.1 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    16 Students rated school activities 4.1 stars. 31 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    16 Students rated local services 3.9 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    16 Students rated academics 4.3 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.

Spartanburg Methodist College REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of Spartanburg Methodist College?

19 Students rated Spartanburg Methodist College

Karla - 02/07/2023

I have a positive opinion on Spartanburg Methodist college. i am excited to go there and be part of the family. I have a sibling who goes there and has loved it. The faculty is super nice and caring. They try their best to help you financially and they are always one to one conversations and those are the best.

Jim - 05/05/2021

This college takes your money and does not provide the instructions you pay for! Teachers stopped classes after 30 to 40 min or sooner and told students to watch links on the internet. Struggling students had no chances to get help as teaches avoided class interaction! Paid for campus activities while being an online student refusing to undergo weekly covid 19 testing. No activities for online students, social isolation and uncaring staff at this college. Only money hungry office staff at this college! Worst college ever went to! Just bad and non caring teachers who can't teach online and avoid student interactions. Teacher never bothered to stay in zoom call lesson for more than 30 min at a time, when normal lessons are 50 min to over an hour! Did not check on students as they used to and charged for full tuition but received part time. Learning on your own experience only!

Genyia - 04/06/2020

Spartanburg Methodist College is an great college to come to right after you graduate high school. There is never a time that you won't feel safe on campus, campus safety is always available for you at any time of the day or night. The student to teacher ratio is great, you will never have a class that is too big for your learning environment. Also, professors are always there for you when you need help with assignments and also editing essays for you. This college really makes you feel very comfortable and also an easy adjustment to the college life.

Chelsey - 06/20/2019

SMC is a very close-knit college and there are always familiar faces to be seen around all the time. The professors are great and actually care about the students and what they are learning and there are clubs for almost every kind of activity someone might be involved in.

Spartanburg Methodist College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Spartanburg Methodist College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Spartanburg Methodist College is 65%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    I am a non-traditional student who unlike most of my fellow classmates, have a little bit of "real world" knowledge. If I could go back in time, I do not believe I would speak to myself. By having a conversation with myself, what might I affect? Would my life be different from what it is now? I am not unlike most people when I think to myself and wonder what I would like to have better in my life but in doing so, one must take stock on what is good and be appreciative. In speaking to myself in the past, I could make my present state of affairs less desirable. I believe on playing the hand I have been dealt because the next hand could be worse.

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  3. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    I believe only students who understand that college life is different from high school should attend SMC. It takes hard work and dedication to fulfill all of a students aspirations. For any student who is considering SMC as their college, this is not a time to "party" but to gain skills and information that will help you in your college career, and through your career path.

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  4. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    my school is best known for helping students and getting to know their students and not treating them as just a number at the college.

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  5. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing about my college is the proffessers. I have come to enjoy thier company very much. Mrs Famer I must say is my role model and helps me even though I do not have her class anymore. Theres Mr. Aylor who is my KSA leader who cares so much about the communtiy that its very uplifeing to be around. He's aslo extreamly funny. Mr. Gibson is the math teacher and no matter what he's the type that will walk you step by step through all the problems when you need it. Basiclly I love them all!

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  6. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    That I could get behind in my major by coming to the school.

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Student Body

Students

47%

female

53%

male

737

Total Undergrad Enrollment

N/A

Total Grad Students

7%

Out-Of-State

93%

In-State

N/A

International

Organizations

10

Student Organizations

N/A

Fraternities

N/A

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

74%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
1%
% Black or African-American
33%
% Hispanic/Latino
7%
% White or Caucasian
56%

TUITION & AID

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

100% of students attending Spartanburg Methodist College receive some sort of financial aid. 59% were awarded federal grants. While 68% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

Cost Out of State

$16,700

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,200

Books and Supplies

$8,910

Room and Board

26,810

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$13,213
$30 - $48K
$13,046
$48 - $75K
$15,039
$75 - $110K
$14,378
$110K & UP
$16,383

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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