South Carolina State University

Acceptance Rate 94 %
SAT Average 900
Tuition & Fees $21,750
Student Population 2,339
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,703

Academic Overview

South Carolina State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $11,060 for South Carolina residents and $21,750 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,339 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 94% and the graduation rate is 30% last year.
The salary after graduation from South Carolina State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $32,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of South Carolina State University are $11,060 for South Carolina residents and $21,750 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $11,460 for in-state students and $22,570 for out-of-state students.
South Carolina State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at South Carolina State. The acceptance rate of South Carolina State is 94% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 30% and the transfer-out rate is 15%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,703 and 90% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,339 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for South Carolina State University is 94 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for South Carolina State University is 30 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for South Carolina State University is 15 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for South Carolina State University is 64 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for South Carolina State University is 2,339
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for South Carolina State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,703 at South Carolina State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

South Carolina State offers 64 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate10
Bachelor's Degree461
Post Bachelor's Degree21
Master's Degree130
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10

Special Learning Opportunities

South Carolina State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,757)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,290)

Veterans Benefits

South Carolina State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges