Erskine College

Erskine College

Due West, SC
location
Private
type
Rural
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
622
total students
Tuition Cost $31,345 | $31,345
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $21,093
Rolling
fall application deadline
64%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
23
act composite

Overview

Erskine College: A Christian Liberal Arts Community

Erskine College has been equipping young people to flourish in lives of learning, serving, and leading for more than 175 years. A rich heritage of thoughtful scholarship, Christian commitment, and intentional community provides an academic experience that's as distinctive as Erskine's students, faculty, and graduates.

Key programs

Nearly half of all Erskine alumni go on to graduate programs or advanced study. Erskine College boasts an outstanding record of placing graduates in medical school, pharmacy school, and related programs. Others find positions in business, education, health care, and other fields.

The most popular majors include Biology (including Pre-medical and Pre-pharmacy tracks as well as Environmental Science and Ecology); Psychology; Business; and Education (Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, Special, and Physical Education).

An Outstanding Value

Erskine is ranked as a College of Distinction because of its engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes. An education at Erskine College is affordable. Nearly 100 percent of their students receive financial aid, many in the form of academic scholarships, institutional grants, or athletic scholarships.

Vibrantly Academic

Erskine is nationally ranked among the best liberal arts colleges. No matter which major students choose, they will be challenged to work hard, think creatively and critically, explore options, and question assumptions across a variety of subjects.

Authentically Christian

What students learn and how they live are inseparable foundations for an excellent education. Erskine is committed to Christian authenticity. While students pursue knowledge, they seek grace and wisdom to answer the big questions.

Closely Connected

The college's small size means some big advantages! Students will get to know almost everyone, including their professors. And professors may become mentors, even friends.

Beautifully Located

Due West of what? Not sure. But with its tree-lined green spaces, gardens, stately architecture, comfortable hangouts, and convenient Wi-Fi, the Erskine campus in Due West, South Carolina, is a great place to learn and live, and is featured as sixth among the 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges and Universities in the nation.

Intentionally Residential

Living on campus provides great opportunities for fellowship and leadership. In a community like this, character is refined through meaningful relationships.

Distinctively You

Call it a custom-fit college experience. At Erskine, unique talents, interests, and contributions really matter. Students help shape the experience for each other.


Location & Contact

2 Washington Street PO Box 338
Due West, SC 29639
United States

Ms.Tobe Frierson

Senior Admissions Specialist

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied991
    • Accepted637
    • Acceptance Rate64%
    • Enrolled622
    • Female Applicants472
    • Females Accepted311
    • Female Acceptance Rate65%
    • Male Applicants519
    • Males Accepted326
    • Male Acceptance Rate62%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $0
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 23 18 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,345
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,345
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,365
    • Room and board *$10,500
    • Room only *$5,400
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$21,093
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$22,681
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$26,700
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,750
    • Average Grant Aid:$10,725
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$16,222
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 86%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 39%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students622
    • Male Student Percentage54%
    • Female Student Percentage46%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.7%
    • Black or African American13.02%
    • White or Caucasian67.68%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.8%
    • Asian1.13%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.48%
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown or International Student13.18%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students25% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 89%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations literary societies, religious organizations, Student Government Organization, publications, honor societies
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division 2 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty82
    • Full-time Percentage72%
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 622 students to 59 faculty


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