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Tuition & Fees

$10,088

$19,856

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,461
Declined + 450
Total Received 2,911
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  15

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Management
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School Facts

South Carolina State, founded in 1896 as a land grant college, is a public liberal arts institution. Its 160-acre campus is located in Orangeburg, 40 miles from Columbia, SC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,331
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5618
ACT 3876

Social Networks

Public

2,791

undergraduate students

540

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
43%
300-399
40%
200-299
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
9%
400-499
46%
300-399
38%
200-299
3%
30-36
0
24-29
1%
18-23
26%
12-17
72%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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Orangeburg, SC

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Orangeburg, SC

160-acre campus located in Orangeburg (population: 13,891), 45 miles from Columbia, SC and located within hours of Charleston, SC, Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC.

South Carolina State University
300 College Street, NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 3% of male students
 
5 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/4
39%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
43%
300-399
40%
200-299
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
9%
400-499
46%
300-399
38%
200-299
3%
30-36
0
24-29
1%
18-23
26%
12-17
72%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,461
Declined + 450
Total Received 2,911

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

Essay

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Admissions Contact

Justin Pearson
Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Scholarships
P: 800 260-5956
F: 803 536-8990
admissions@scsu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Bulldog
School colors
garnet and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness
Agribusiness/Entrepreneurship
Art Education
Biology
Biology Education
Business Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Civil Engineering Technology
Communications
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Drama
Drama Education
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education Leadership/Administration
Educational Leadership/Administration
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English Education
Family/Consumer Sciences/Business/Multidisciplinary
Family/Consumer Sciences/Child Development
Family/Consumer Sciences/Fashion Merchandising
Health Education
History
Individual/Family Development Studies
Industrial Engineering Technology
Industrial Technology
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Middle Level Education
Modern Languages
Music Education
Music Industry
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition/Food Management
Nutritional Science
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Professional English
Professional Land Surveying
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
Secondary Education/Teaching
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Pathology Education
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Sport Communication
Studio Art
Technology Education
Transportation
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Undergraduate

84%

2,791
students

Female
51%
1,436

Male
49%
1,355

Graduate

16%

540
students

Female
77%
418

Male
23%
122

undergraduateFull-time

92%

2,581
students

Female
52%
1,328

Male
48%
1,253

undergraduatePart-time

8%

210
students

Female
52%
108

Male
48%
102

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
94%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 31

Spring: October 31

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Counseling services

  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Jamaica
Morocco
Nepal
Nigeria
Trinidad And Tobago
The Czech Republic
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Carolyn Free
PPSO, Director, of Multicultural Affairs
803 536-8402
cfree@scsu.edu

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