Spartanburg Methodist College

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Spartanburg Methodist College

Spartanburg Methodist College is a private, residential institution offering associate and baccalaureate degrees. SMC’s student-centered atmosphere supports student success from enrollment to career and encourages academic excellence and social awareness within the liberal arts tradition. The College is associated with the United Methodist Church, but there is no religious requirement and students from all religious and non-religious backgrounds are welcome.

SMC’s academic programs focus on career preparation through internships and curriculum designed to encourage the development soft skills employers desire. Wide-ranging financial assistance opportunities help make the private college experience affordable. Experience the benefits of community with dedicated faculty and a diverse student body on this small, friendly campus.

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Art & Design
  • Social Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • History
  • Religion

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

First-year freshman students are permitted to apply for free and are required only to submit the online application and official high school transcript. SMC is test optional meaning students may choose to submit test scores but SAT and ACT scores are not required for an admissions decision. There is no application fee. SMC admits students on a rolling basis so students can expect to receive an admissions decision within approximately one week after completing an application and providing all supporting documents. The suggested application deadline is August 1.

Transfer

Transfer students are permitted to apply for free and are required only to submit the online application and official college transcripts from each previously attended institution. High school transcripts are required for students who have fewer than 16 transferable college credit hours. There is no application fee. SMC admits on a rolling basis so students can expect to receive an admissions decision within approximately one week after completing an application and providing all supporting documents. The suggested application deadline is August 1.

Additional Information

SMC provides a variety of financial aid opportunities to make a private college experience affordable for all students. SMC offers a Full Tuition Scholarship package for S.C. LIFE Scholars (graduates of a South Carolina high school with a 3.0+ GPA). Not eligible for the Full Tuition Scholarship? No problem! Fill out a FAFSA to be considered for many scholarships and grants, Work-Study campus employment opportunities, and loan options. Explore financial aid at SMC at smcsc.edu/financial-aid.

Visit us

SMC offers a wide range of visit experiences including a virtual tour, in-person campus tours, open houses, virtual information sessions and online one-on-one enrollment meetings with Financial Aid, Admissions or both! In-person campus tours are available weekdays and allow a private tour experience with your SMC host, you and your guests.

If you register for an in-person tour during the COVID-19 pandemic expect to explore indoor and outdoor spaces while social distancing, and face coverings are required while inside buildings. Receive plenty of personal attention from your Admissions Counselor and Pioneer Ambassador (current student leader). Schedule your visit at smcsc.edu/visit.

SMC is South Carolina’s first liberal arts college to offer six career development training courses for credit in our bachelor’s degree program. We care deeply about our students and we are dedicated to helping them reach their college and career goals.

Scott Cochran, President of Spartanburg Methodist College
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

1000 Powell Mill Road
SPARTANBURG, SC 29301, United States of America

Phone number

(864) 587-4213

Region

South

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