300 College Street NE Orangeburg, SC 29117 803-536-7000
http://www.scsu.edu admissions@scsu.edu
About South Carolina State University
  • Year of Foundation 1896
  • Size of Campus 160 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,888
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 3,639 in-state, 7,161 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 5,000
Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Located in Orangeburg, S.C., SC State was founded as a land grant college with a mission of providing education and service to the citizens of the state. In its first century, SC State was a leader in education and continues to lead the way into the next century. SC State University prepares highly skilled, competent and socially aware graduates to enable them to work and live productively in a dynamic, global society. Through technology and traditional methods of teaching and learning, research and service, the University enhances the quality of life of citizens and contributes to the economic development of the state and nation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 20%
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 22%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbia (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Columbia (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Orangeburg (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 40%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 35%
  • Number of students using college housing 85%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal work study program available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 90%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 10%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 3%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A