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Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC

National Liberal Arts Colleges

Founded in 1869, Claflin is a private, historically African American institution in Orangeburg, SC. The school is affiliated with The United Methodist Church and offers undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs that focus on liberal arts and global perspectives.

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Quick Facts

400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

2013-2014 Tuition

$15,210 Tuition and Fees


1883 undergraduate students
35% male / 65% female


rolling application deadline
52.6% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1869

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Computer Engineering, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Political Science and Government, Other, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, African-American/Black Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Organizational Behavior Studies, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,883
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,830
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 20
Percent of male undergraduates: 35%
Percent of female undergraduates: 65%
Percent of international undergraduates: 3%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

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