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South Carolina State University

Orangeburg, SC

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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 Stacey Sowell
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@scsu.edu
Phone: 803-536-7186
Fax: 803-536-8990

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Surveying Technology/surveying Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 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, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,128
Applied
2,943
Accepted
2,020
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

1,959
Females Applied
1,848
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,169
Males Applied
1,095
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.25
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 459 410 500
SAT Math 450 390 500
ACT Composite 16 14 18

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

2,020
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.5%
Black or African American 93.34%
White or Caucasian 2.78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 1.44%
Other 1.34%

Gender

Male (43.32%)
Female (56.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Back to School Week, Homecoming Week and Bulldog Fest

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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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
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

192
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 131
Part-time - 61
Male - 94
Female - 98
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