South Carolina State University

300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC

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Questions and Answers about South Carolina State University

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1 year ago
Are there any available scholarships for out of state SCSU students?
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2 years ago
What attributes and qualifications are South Carolina State University admission counselors looking for in applicants?
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2 years ago
What percentage of South Carolina State University students receive financial aid?
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What is the average class size for lower division courses at South Carolina State University?
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Does South Carolina State University offer internship opportunities for students based on their majors?
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Majors offered at South Carolina State University

Biggest majors
Biology, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General

Academics at South Carolina State University

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Somewhat Selective (53% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution
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Common careers for South Carolina State University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Financial Analyst95k
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization79k
Manufacturing Engineer75k
Human Resources (HR) Manager63k
High School Teacher53k
Compliance Specialist45k
Operations Manager43k
Based on 1,400 student responses
45.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
83.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
68%in High-Meaning careers
16%in STEM careers

Net price of attending South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University financial aid

Grants per year
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Student reviews of South Carolina State University

by students







Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Accessible and helpful professors
Lots of interesting clubs and activities
Welcoming student body
Access to outdoor activities
Safe campus



I think South Carolina state university it’s like one big family. It’s a home away from home. Everyone is friendly, & they are willing to help you out in any way possible. the environment is excellent. South Carolina state helped me get out my Comfort Zoom. My social life wasn’t so easy, but at South Carolina state I got out of it & made friends I will have for a lifetime.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I loved everything.

Kelly Flores-Medrano
Public Speaking
Poetry + 3 others



You’re going to have the time of your life as well as connect with several great people and mentors.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Stay on top of financial aid.

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