1411 Voorhees Road, PO Box 678 Denmark, SC 29042 803-703-7111
About Voorhees College
  • Year of Foundation 1897
  • Size of Campus 350 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Episcopal
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64% 36% 30%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,460
  • Room and Board $3,516
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 738
Voorhees College is a private, historically black college (HBCU) in Denmark, South Carolina. It is affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Voorhees College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In 1897, Elizabeth Evelyn Wright and Jessie Dorsey founded Denmark Industrial School for African Americans. Located in a rural area and small town, it was modeled on Tuskegee Institute. It began in the upstairs of an old store.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies National Honor Society
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Graduation, Homecoming, Founder's day
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbia (60), Columbia (60)
  • Distance to nearest train Denmark (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Denmark (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 80%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities NO ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years 5%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 750
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (SCSU)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 30%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 20%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural