South Carolina State University

Address:
300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
Phone:
803-536-7000
Website:
http://www.scsu.edu
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About South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,874
 Graduate664
 Total4,538
GenderFemale54%
 Male46%
Student Age% Under 2579%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White3.2%
 % Black93.4%
 % Asian0.2%
 % Latino0.5%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown2.4%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,715
 % Admitted78%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled25%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT70%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT54%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800470 / 800
 SAT Math383 / 800478 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite15 / 3618 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,198
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,770
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid98%
 % Undergraduates with Loans90%
 % Undergraduates with Grants91%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,862
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,750
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Orangeburg Area

Median Age29
Median Household Income$29,231
Total Population13,930
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.1% 51.9%
 Age 0-952.4%47.6%
 Age 10-1756.9%43.1%
 Age 18-2450.1%49.9%
 Age 25-2951.3%48.7%
 Age 30-3948.1%51.9%
 40+46.5%53.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White19.5%
 % Black78.1%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino2.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,862
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$467
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50023.8%69.8%16.3%
 $500 to $74976.2%30.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%0.0%21.8%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%0.0%
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