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South Carolina State University

Orangeburg, SC

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South Carolina State University

Overview

South Carolina State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Orangeburg, SC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 7127
300 College Street NE
Orangeburg, SC  29117
United States
Contact Mrs. Gennifer Bookhardt
Email: admissions@scsu.edu
Phone: 803-536-7186
Fax: 803-536-8990

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,415
Applied
1,818
Accepted
2,430
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

2,016
Females Applied
1,060
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,399
Males Applied
758
Males Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.19
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 31st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 31st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 475 440 510
SAT Math 460 420 500
ACT Composite 17 15 18

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,528
In-state
20,218
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,532
Full-time student fees
9,890
Room & board
6,600
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Student Body

2,430
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.25%
Black or African American 95.07%
White or Caucasian 2.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 0.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 1.2%
Other 0.66%

Gender

Male (50.16%)
Female (49.84%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 74%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Back to School Week, Homecoming Week and Bulldog Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Campus Activity Board, NAACP, United Voices of Christ and Student Media

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
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Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

212
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 134
Part-time - 78
Male - 107
Female - 105
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