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Spartanburg Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Spartanburg Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Spartanburg, South Carolina

There are at least 6 colleges in Spartanburg, listed and described below. These schools represent 13,705 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 12,163 full-time students, and a reported 3,232 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of South Carolina-Upstate and Spartanburg Community College.

We also provide an extensive list of South Carolina Colleges.

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  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Spartanburg.

Colleges in Spartanburg with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Converse College
580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: elementary school teaching, gifted and talended education, secondary teaching, educational administration, early childhood education, psychology, history, educational admin and supervision
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,881 students, 1,514 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 589 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-600. Math: 470-593.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic
2020 Springfield Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29316

  • Programs: chiropractic
  • Student Body: 289 students, 329 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Spartanburg Methodist College
1000 Powell Mill Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301-5899

  • Programs: liberal arts and sciences, criminal justice and administration, general studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 797 students, 780 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 606 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 380-500. Math: 410-500.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

University of South Carolina-Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303-4999

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, business management, liberal arts and sciences, psychology, early childhood education, criminal justice and administration, communication studies, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 4,916 students, 4,577 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 696 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-530. Math: 450-550. Writing: 430-520.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Wofford College
429 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: biology, finance, managerial economics, political science, English, Spanish language, psychology, accounting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 1,363 students, 1,446 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,341 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-640. Math: 550-650.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Spartanburg Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology Spartanburg
1515 John B White SR Blvd
Spartanburg, SC 29301

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 116 students, 164 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Spartanburg Community College
Business I-85
Spartanburg, SC 29303

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: interdisciplinary studies, registered nursing, liberal arts and sciences, administrative assistant, welding, business management, data processing tech, pharmacy tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 4,459 students, 3,517 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Gaffney Colleges 1 12,968 3,389 357
Union Colleges 1 8,793 398  

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