South Carolina State University - Orangeburg, SC

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South Carolina State University

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.South Carolina State University is a public school.

Contacting the School

300 College St NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
Main Phone: 8035367000
Web Site:www.scsu.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 4,933 (full-time equivalent) students. 98.8% of students attend full-time, while1.2% attend part-time. Male students comprised 47.4% of the student body, while females made up 52.6%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (4716)%, Hispanic (20)%, Asian (14)%, and Native American (2)%.

South Carolina State Universityis a Minority Serving Institution as defined by the Office of Civil Rights. The school is a Hispanic Serving Institution, for federal financial aid purposes.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 370.One quarter of students scored at least 456.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 380 or higher.One fourth of students scored 470 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Bachelor's
  • Master's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Master's
  • Doctor's Degree

Degree Programs

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Business And ManagementComputer
    EducationEngineering Technology And TechniciansEnglish Language And Literature
      Health CareHistory And Social SciencesHome EconomicsLeisure Recreation And FitnessLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesProtective Services
        PsychologyPublic Administration And Public Service

        Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

        South Carolina State University belongs to the following athletic conferences:

        • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

        The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and in general

        Special Student Services

        Academic Services

        • AP credits
        • Credit for life experience
        • Weekend college
        • Distance learning options
        • Study abroad

        Financial Flexibility

        • ROTC
        • Student employment services
        • Career counseling
        • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

        Cost of Attending

        In-State, Living On Campus:$ 18,520.00
        In-State, Living With Family:$ 11,633.00
        Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 25,564.00

        Admission Requirements

        The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

        • High-school GPA is required.
        • Secondary school rank is required.
        • Secondary school record is required.
        • Standardized test scores are required.
        • A college preparatory program is required.
        • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is required.
        • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
        Recommended (but not required):
        • Recommendations are recommended.

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