Voorhees College

Denmark, SC

Voorhees College

Denmark, SC

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,389
Declined 1,387
Total Received 2,776
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Private

468

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Voorhees College, founded in 1897, is a church-affiliated, historically black college. Its 350-acre campus is located in Denmark, 55 miles south of Columbia.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 468
Established in 1897
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Episcopal
Historically Black college/university yes

350-acre campus in Denmark (population: 2,968), 55 miles from Columbia. Served by bus and train; air serves Columbia. School operates transportation around town and to Columbia, Orangeburg, and other locations.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Metropolitan

Voorhees College
430 Porter Drive
Denmark, SC
29042

Campus Life

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

Top Events

  • Founders' Day
  • Homecoming
  • Fall Convocation
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,389
Declined 1,387
Total Received 2,776

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities

Important

extracurricular activities
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

468

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

468
students

Female
54%
253

Male
46%
215

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

452
students

Female
55%
246

Male
45%
206

4%

16
students

Female
44%
7

Male
56%
9

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Student Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 18%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

23

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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