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:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,978
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,934 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$16,158
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,158
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$13,343

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Claflin University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Claflin University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education71
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total393

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Claflin University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Education11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Psychology1
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,158
Out-of-state$16,158
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,024
Out-of-state$11,024

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid449100%
Grant or scholarship aid44098%$13,343
Student loan aid41893%$7,107

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,79297%$12,101
Federal student loans1,57885%$7,938

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants9,3873,6635,724
Percent admitted100%39%43%
Percent admitted who enrolled5%4%6%

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

Claflin University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,978
Undergraduate enrollment1,905
Graduate enrollment73

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:

  • 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

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