Southern Methodist College

Overview of Southern Methodist College

Southern Methodist College can be found in Orangeburg, SC (a town not particularly near any major cities). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Other Protestant school. Southern Methodist College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from Southern Methodist College is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at the school are in religion and philosophy.

Southern Methodist College Selectivity

Southern Methodist College does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 26 students were enrolled in Southern Methodist College. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

Student Life

Southern Methodist College has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Southern Methodist College provides post-secondary education with a Biblical foundation that prepares students to think, live, and serve as effective Christians in the church and in society. The overall structure of the College programs and activities seeks to develop general education, intellectual abilities, Bible knowledge, spiritual maturity, and ministry skills through the processes of academic instruction, experiential learning, and career development."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southern Methodist College

Southern Methodist College
541 Broughton St
Orangeburg , SC 29115-7367
General Phone: (803) 534-7826

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Southern Methodist College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy6ethics, bible studies

Number of programs and degrees for Southern Methodist College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree62
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Southern Methodist College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southern Methodist College had a total enrollment of 26 students (21 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 8%
22-24 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 23%
40-49 19%
50-64 27%
65+ 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Carolina100%

Southern Methodist College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Southern Methodist College Room and Board (2007)

Southern Methodist College offers campus housing for 35 of its 21 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Orangeburg, South Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southern Methodist College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Southern Methodist College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,132
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,132
Room and board $ 2,320
Room charge $ 2,320
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 3,780

Financial Aid:
Southern Methodist College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3258300)

Southern Methodist College Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

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