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.applyweb.com/apply/scsu/index.html
Address:300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,905
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,184 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,420
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,500
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,456

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

South Carolina State University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1951
Engineering31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields5
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs22
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total246131

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,420
Out-of-state$20,500
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,420
Out-of-state$20,500

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid46695%
Grant or scholarship aid44390%$8,456
Student loan aid41084%$6,873

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,03377%$9,577
Federal student loans1,84670%$7,669

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,8471,1771,670
Percent admitted100%85%87%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%27%19%

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

South Carolina State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,905
Undergraduate enrollment2,529
Graduate enrollment376

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

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