Benedict College

country rank  1636
world rank  6527

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University Overview

Established in 1870, Benedict College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Columbia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Benedict College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Benedict College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1870
Motto A Power for Good in Society
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 1600 Harden Street
Columbia (population range: 50,000-249,999)
29204-1086 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (803) 256 4220
F +1 (803) 705 4840

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1600 Harden Street
Columbia 29204-1086
+1 (803) 253 5143
800 868 6598

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Alabama Baptist Convention - www.alsbom.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Benedict College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019