Claflin University Rankings

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In the World#4328 of 14178
In North America#1208 of 2629
In the United States#1133 of 2528
In South Carolina#16 of 37
In Orangeburg#2 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
940
Average ACT
17
Avg. cost to attend
$18,136 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
1,986
Graduates
84
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Claflin University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%55%55%
Applicants9,0813,1785,903
Admissions5,0131,7543,259
Freshmen enrolled full time469156313

179 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
256 or 55%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 830
or below

75% of them
had 1050
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Claflin University are 830-1050 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
213 or 45%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 19
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Claflin University are 15-19 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1871 (91%)
Nonresident Alien67 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown30 (1%)
Hispanic28 (1%)
White27 (1%)
Asian13 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native11 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.2%)
Two or more races1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,136/year
Average aid awarded
$15,055
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,139
$30-48K$19,068
$48-75K$14,343
$75-110K$21,554
$110K+$22,402

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$16,476$11,653
Tuition in-state$16,476$11,653
Tuition out-of-state$16,476$11,653
Fee in-district$716$382
Fee in-state$716$382
Fee out-of-state$716$382

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,355
Combined charge for room and board$9,480
Room charge$4,030
Meal charge$5,450

Claflin University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies3413
Business Administration and Management, General3013
Psychology, General43
Mass Communication & Media Studies33
Biology & Biological Sciences, General30
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other17
Sociology17
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General15
Biotechnology38
Organizational Behavior Studies11
Marketing & Marketing Management, General10
Curriculum and Instruction10
English Language and Literature, General8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management8
Music, General8
Biochemistry6
Computer Engineering, General6
Computer Science4
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Political Science and Government, General3
Political Science and Government, Other3
Elementary Education and Teaching3
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
Environmental Science2
History, General2
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other2
Bioinformatics2
Art & Art Studies, General2
Mathematics, General2
Management Information Systems, General1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Grand Total33744
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%48%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
268
Citations
3,510

Publication count by topic

Biology
68
Chemistry
32
Psychology
29
Medicine
27
Computer science
19
Business
14
Sociology
13
Economics
10
History
7
Political science
7
Mathematics
6
Materials science
5
Geography
4
Engineering
3
Art
3
Philosophy
2
Environmental science
1
Geology
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy205410
Political science2240122
Sociology288592
Biology29441,684
Art31441
Psychology3361406
History33721
Business358287
Geology379414
Economics384234
Environmental science386876
Medicine3937350
Computer science4313172
Geography445615
Chemistry4488213
Materials science482743
Mathematics517921
Engineering58212

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199811
199901
200001
200110
200201
200332
200464
2005713
20061136
20071090
20081790
200911111
201022133
201121174
201217256
201316250
201417270
201516262
201612282
201719306
201818308
201916393
202015362

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1869
WikipediaClaflin University
MottoThe World Needs Visionaries
Colorsorange, maroon
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff360
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, South Carolina, 29115-4498
United States
City population14,000
Phone8035355000
Fax+1 (803) 531 2860

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