At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1923
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $21,490
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Evangelical Church
Location and setting

Urban

Columbia, SC

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 36%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 16%
  • Application Fee
  • $0
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

75%

Top half of HS class

47%

Top quarter of HS class

27%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 460-610
  • Math
  • 468-590
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-26
  • English
  • 20-27
  • Math
  • 18-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 35%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 16%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 497

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$21,490

Tuition and fees (in state)

$600

books and supplies

$7,760

room and board

$29,850

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$21,490

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$600

books and supplies

$7,760

room and board

$29,850

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $16,251
  • $30-$48K
  • $18,893
  • $48-$75K
  • $19,300
  • $75-$110K
  • $20,120
  • $110 & UP
  • $24,019
Financial aid

100%

Receiving Financial Aid

41%

Receiving Federal Grants

60%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

497

Total undergrad enrollment

469

Total grad students

47%

Out-of-state

52%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 48%

    FEMALE

  • 52

    MALE
Organizations

11

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

52%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • N/A
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 2%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 11%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 4%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 73%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

15:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

38

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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