Benedict College

Columbia, SC

Benedict College

Columbia, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$17,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,890
Declined 2,224
Total Received 8,114
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Private

2,156

undergraduate students

7

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Benedict College, founded in 1870, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 100-acre campus is located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,163
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

100-acre campus in Columbia (population: 133,114). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC
29204

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
School has early action program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,890
Declined 2,224
Total Received 8,114

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,915

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $14,600
Room & board $6,600
Additional fees $2,600
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $24,800
Average Financial Aid - $13,915
Total with Avg. Aid $10,885

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 803 705-4418
F: 803 705-6629
finaid@benedict.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Economics, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Health.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Technology.
Music, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports Communication.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Transportation and Highway Engineering.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Voice and Opera.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering

2,163

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,156
students

Female
56%
1,202

Male
44%
954

0%

7
students

Female
57%
4

Male
43%
3

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,114
students

Female
56%
1,187

Male
44%
927

2%

42
students

Female
36%
15

Male
64%
27

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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