1,836
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,962
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
59
59%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Claflin University is a Comprehensive institution located in Orangeburg, SC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC  29115
United States
Contact Phone: 803-535-5097

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Related Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,073
Applied
2,437
Accepted
1,836
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

2,684
Females Applied
1,698
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,389
Males Applied
739
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 17 15 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

16,152
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Fees

520
Full-time student fees
9,294
Room & board
3,952
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,962
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,003
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,893
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,024
Avg. Loan Aid
7,704
Avg. Grant Aid
12,530
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
47%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,836
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.58%
Black or African American 91.34%
White or Caucasian 1.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 0.38%
Two or more races 0.49%

Gender

Male (36.49%)
Female (63.51%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 70%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Convocation and Honors and Awards Convocation

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Gospel Choir, NAACP, American Chemical Society, Sisters of Service and International Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Male - 94
Female - 111