South Carolina State University

country rank  1052
world rank  3231

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University Overview

Founded in 1896, South Carolina State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural 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, South Carolina State University (SC State) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. South Carolina State University (SC State) 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 121 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SC State 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SC State
Founded 1896
Motto Scientia, Officium, Honos
Knowledge, Duty, Honor
Colours Garnet and blue

University Location

Address 300 College Street NE
Orangeburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
29117-0001 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (803) 536 7000
F +1 (803) 533 3622

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 300 College Street NE, Box 7127
Orangeburg 29117
+1 (803) 536 7185

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to South Carolina State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018