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Claflin University

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world rank 4073

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University Overview

Founded in 1869, Claflin University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Orangeburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Claflin University (CU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org religion. Claflin University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

CU

Founded

1869

Motto

The World Needs Visionaries

Colours

Orange and maroon

Mascot

Panther

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University Location

Address

400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
29115-4498 South Carolina United States

Telehone

+1 (803) 535 5000

Telefax

+1 (803) 531 2860

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Claflin University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Claflin University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 40-50%

Admission Office

400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg 29115+1 (803) 535 5340
800 922 1276

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Claflin University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Claflin University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1947


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Claflin University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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