Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC

Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$16,672

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
7%
18-23
32%
12-17
55%
6-11
4%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,437
Declined 1,636
Total Received 4,073
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Private

1,836

undergraduate students

50

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Claflin University, founded in 1869, is a private, historically black, non profit, comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Its 46-acre campus is located in Orangeburg, SC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,886
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes

46-acre campus in Orangeburg (population: 12,954). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Columbia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Metropolitan

Claflin University
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC
29115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Gospel Choir
  • NAACP
  • American Chemical Society
  • Sisters of Service
  • International Student Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Convocation
  • Honors and Awards Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
62%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
7%
18-23
32%
12-17
55%
6-11
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.28

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,437
Declined 1,636
Total Received 4,073

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
first generation
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
talent/ability

Considered

state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,694

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $16,152
Room & board $9,294
Additional fees $520
Total $25,966
Average Financial Aid - $5,694
Total with Avg. Aid $20,272
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemistry, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, Other
Psychology, General
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,886

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,836
students

Female
64%
1,166

Male
36%
670

3%

50
students

Female
60%
30

Male
40%
20

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,769
students

Female
64%
1,124

Male
36%
645

4%

67
students

Female
63%
42

Male
37%
25

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 29%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
91%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

99

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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