School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of South Carolina State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of South Carolina State University is 87.59% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.79%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate87.59 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.79 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

South Carolina State's 2023 tuition & fees is $11,060 for South Carolina residents and $21,750 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($21,750).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $11,460 for South Carolina residents and $22,570 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,060$21,750
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,460$22,570
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 2,374 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 138 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. South Carolina State has 2,074 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 300 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students2,374
Undergraduate Students2,074
Graduate Students300
Online Enrollment138

Degree Information and Campus Life

South Carolina State offers 66 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by South Carolina State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs66 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification