Benedict College

1600 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29204-1086

About Benedict College

Benedict College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors.. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,983
Student Age% Under 2591%
 % 25 and Over9%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time99%
 % Part-time1%
Race/Ethnicity% White0.1%
 % Black99.3%
 % Asian0.1%
 % Latino0.5%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$16,370
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,370
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans91%
 % Undergraduates with Grants94%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,530
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,720
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,600
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,500

Neighborhood Data for the Columbia Area

Median Age28.6
Median Household Income$38,995
Total Population128,777
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.0% 49.0%
 Age 0-947.8%52.2%
 Age 10-1753.5%46.5%
 Age 18-2452.7%47.3%
 Age 25-2955.1%44.9%
 Age 30-3954.1%45.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.8%
 % Black42.8%
 % Asian2.2%
 % Latino4.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,530
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$611
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50038.1%25.3%10.7%
 $500 to $74944.6%48.5%0.0%
 $750 to $9998.8%21.2%37.7%
 Over $10008.6%4.9%19.7%
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