Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC

Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$17,046

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
420
75th
520
25th
420
75th
18
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15
75th
18
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,032
Declined 3,229
Total Received 9,261
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Private

2,202

undergraduate students

100

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,302
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Claflin University
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC
29115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
420
75th
520
25th
420
75th
18
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15
75th
18
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee ($75 for international students)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,032
Declined 3,229
Total Received 9,261

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,805

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $16,476
Room $4,030
Board $5,450
Additional fees $570
Books & supplies $1,900
Total $28,426
Average Financial Aid - $12,805
Total with Avg. Aid $15,621

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 922-1276
F: 803 535-5383
tplush@claflin.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African Studies.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Child Care and Support Services Management.
Child Development.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Psychology, General.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mass Communications
  2. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

2,302

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

2,202
students

Female
68%
1,501

Male
32%
701

4%

100
students

Female
75%
75

Male
25%
25

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

1,968
students

Female
68%
1,343

Male
32%
625

11%

234
students

Female
68%
158

Male
32%
76

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
90%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

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 Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Jamaica
Kenya
Nepal
Nigeria
Trinidad And Tobago
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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