Claflin University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, SC 29115

(803) 535-5404

(800) 922-1276

Fax: (803) 535-5387



Contact: Anthony Brooks

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, SC 29115

(803) 535-5000

www.claflin.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,690

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 465

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,657

Graduate enrollment: 83

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 36%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 68%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B

Engineering

Software Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Sociology 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.

Claflin University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (803) 535-5000
Website: www.claflin.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: my.claflin.edu/ics/Admissions/
Address: 400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115-4498
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,070
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,891 (91% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $17,192
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,192
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $15,055

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Claflin University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Claflin University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 71
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 414

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Claflin University 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $17,192
Out-of-state $17,192
Books and supplies $1,900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,035
Out-of-state $12,035

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 554 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 550 96% $15,055
Student loan aid 503 88% $6,837

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,966 95% $13,126
Federal student loans 1,771 85% $7,582

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,081 3,178 5,903
Percent admitted 100% 55% 55%
Percent admitted who enrolled 5% 5% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Claflin University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,070
Undergraduate enrollment 1,986
Graduate enrollment 84

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

Claflin University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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