Description

Claflin University is a historically black (HBCU) Methodist university in Orangeburg, South Carolina that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in an intimate and picturesque setting.

Claflin offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and a handful of graduate degrees, spanning subjects such as business, education, mathematics, humanities and more.

There are also degree completion programs offered through the division of professional and continuing studies.

All students participate in the first-year experience of freshman college. Through this transitional first-year program, students take foundational courses and have an opportunity to meet other freshman as well as upperclassmen in Clafin’s tight-knit community.

Throughout a student’s education at Clafin, he or she has access to various student services including tutoring, career development, counseling, financial aid offerings if eligible and numerous services offered through TRIO programs. These include upward bound and additional academic support.

Students are encouraged to live on campus in one of the beautifully designed dormitories so that they may take advantage of such services as well as participation in campus organizations, clubs and other activities.

Quick Facts about Claflin University, Orangeburg

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Panthers

Website

www.claflin.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$11,040

Out-of-State Tuition

$11,040

Retention Rate

70%

Enrollment

1,779

Year Established

1869

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,690
Freshman Class
598
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,779

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
95%
Graduate
5%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
70%
Part-Time
30%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
86%
Out-of-State
14%

Gender of Students

Women
66%
Men
34%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
94%
Caucasian
1%
Latino
1%
Other
4%

Students State Origin

South Carolina
86%
Georgia
4%
Maryland
3%
North Carolina
2%
Florida
2%
Other
3%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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