South Carolina State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

300 College Street NE

PO Box 7127

Orangeburg, SC 29117

(803) 536-7185

(800) 260-5956

Fax: (803) 536-8990



Contact: Antonio Boyle

Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions
Main Address

300 College Street NE

Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001

(803) 536-7000

www.scsu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,153

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 966

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,075

Graduate enrollment: 735

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 75%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 63%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General Performance B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering

Nuclear Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Industrial Technology B
Mechanical Engineering Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
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.

South Carolina State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (803) 536-7000
Website: www.scsu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.scsu.edu/admissions/applyingtoscstate.aspx
Address: 300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,022
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,985 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $11,060
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,750
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,041

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

South Carolina State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at South Carolina State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 142
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1951
Engineering 31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 5
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 22
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 446131

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at South Carolina State 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 2018-2019
In-state $11,060
Out-of-state $21,750
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $11,460
Out-of-state $22,570

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 530 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 504 90% $9,041
Student loan aid 452 81% $6,948

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,081 82% $8,967
Federal student loans 1,911 76% $7,545

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for South Carolina State 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 South Carolina State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,415 1,399 2,016
Percent admitted 100% 54% 53%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 19% 14%

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

South Carolina State University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,022
Undergraduate enrollment 2,430
Graduate enrollment 592

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

South Carolina State University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • 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
  • 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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