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 South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University - Orangeburg, SC

300 College St NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001

General information:(803)536-7000
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's degree
Campus setting:Town: Distant
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:4,326(3,744 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:17 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Other Characteristics
Historically Black college or university
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $8,462 $8,898 $9,258 -4%
Out-of-state $16,626 $17,470 $18,170 -4%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,862 $9,238 $9,286 -1%
Other $5,351 $4,650 $5,682 -18%
Off Campus
Room and board $9,842 $10,236 $10,318 -1%
Other $5,626 $4,650 $5,698 -23%
Off Campus with Family
Other $5,153 $4,100 $5,014 -18%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $23,875 $23,986 $25,426 -8%
Off Campus $25,130 $24,984 $26,474 -8%
Off Campus with Family $14,815 $14,198 $15,472 -7%
Out-of-state
On Campus $32,039 $32,558 $34,338 -6%
Off Campus $33,294 $33,556 $35,386 -6%
Off Campus with Family $22,979 $22,770 $24,384 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,688
In-state fees $570
Out-of-state tuition $17,600
Out-of-state fees $570
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,688
In-state fee $570
Out-of-state tuition $17,600
Out-of-state fees $570
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 781 96% --
Grant or scholarship aid 733 90% $7,138,170 $9,738
Federal grants 646 79% $3,432,174 $5,313
Pell grants 646 79% $3,026,318 $4,685
Other federal grants 486 59% $405,856 $835
State/local government grant or scholarships 347 42% $1,225,103 $3,531
Institutional grants or scholarships 238 29% $2,480,893 $10,424
Student loan aid 688 84% $4,991,345 $7,255
Federal student loans 685 84% $4,731,992 $6,908
Other student loans 26 3% $259,353 $9,975
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,315 88% $30,563,176 $9,220
Pell grants 2,760 73% $13,108,601 $4,749
Federal student loans 3,248 86% $27,798,881 $8,559

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $14,201 $16,291 $16,124
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $13,594 $16,286 $15,415
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,695 $19,442 $16,353
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,981 Not applicable $18,185
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,343 $23,651 $20,703
$110,001 and more $20,558 $23,651 $16,708

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 4,326
Undergraduate enrollment 3,744
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 206
Graduate enrollment 582
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$25

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$25

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,267 1,345 1,922
Percent admitted 96% 95% 97%
Percent admitted who enrolled 95% 32% 21%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 527 63%
ACT 485 58%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 380 460
SAT Math 380 470
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 15 19
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 77 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 5039
Basketball 1212
Bowling -7
Football 74-
Golf -8
Soccer -22
Softball -18
Tennis 88
Volleyball -14

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1941 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

07/01/2008 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

01/01/1994 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

04/21/2004 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

01/01/2008 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1993 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1977 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession111
Drug law violations27 5
Liquor law violations140
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 011
Drug law violations 245
Liquor law violations 030
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 001
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 310
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 1375
Aggravated assault 431
Burglary 495733
Motor vehicle theft 731
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 001
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 310
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 963
Aggravated assault 220
Burglary 414320
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate18.8%
Number in default273
Number in repayment1,450

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00344600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Master's degree
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations2----
Category total2----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General49----
Category total49----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting18----
Business Administration and Management, General51----
Business/Commerce, General----3
Business/Managerial Economics10----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General22----
Transportation/Mobility Management----8
Category total101---11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Mass Communication/Media Studies0----
Category total0----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General23----
Category total23----
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education0----
Business Teacher Education1----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services----37
Early Childhood Education and Teaching7---8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--3917-
Elementary Education and Teaching15---5
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0----
Music Teacher Education5----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching24----
Secondary Education and Teaching----2
Special Education and Teaching, General2---0
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education2----
Category total56-391752
Engineering Colleges
Nuclear Engineering9----
Category total9----
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician2----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician14----
Industrial Technology/Technician6----
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician8----
Surveying Technology/Surveying0----
Category total30----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General13----
Category total13----
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General52----
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General7---0
Human Development and Family Studies, General--0-2
Category total59-0-2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1----
Category total1----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist12---25
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse35----
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other--3-26
Category total47-3-51
History Colleges
History, General2----
Category total2----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration33----
Category total33----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General10----
Category total10----
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies-0---
Category total-0---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General12----
Category total12----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General4----
Physics, General3----
Category total7----
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General35----
Category total35----
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Social Work25----
Category total25----
Social Sciences Colleges
Political Science and Government, General12----
Social Sciences, General0----
Sociology3----
Category total15----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2----
Fine/Studio Arts, General9----
Music Management8----
Category total19----
Grand total54804217116