Benedict College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1600 Harden Street

Columbia, SC 29204

(803) 705-4491

(800) 868-6598

Fax: (803) 253-5167



Contact: Phyllis Thompson

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1600 Harden Street

Columbia, SC 29204

(803) 253-5200

www.benedict.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,839

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 888

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,883

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 100%

Open admission
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 59%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Multimedia B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Benedict College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(803) 256-4220
Website:www.benedict.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.benedict.edu/cms/?q=applications
Address:1600 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29204-1086
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,281
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):30%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:2,281 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$19,566
Out-of-state Tuition:$19,566
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$13,610

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Benedict College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Benedict College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education4
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences5
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total43

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Benedict College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Benedict College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$19,566
Out-of-state$19,566
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid64598%
Grant or scholarship aid63196%$13,610
Student loan aid58789%$11,819

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,42498%$22,629
Federal student loans2,13987%$11,765

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Benedict College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Benedict College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Benedict College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,281
Undergraduate enrollment2,281
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Benedict College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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