Erskine College Rankings

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#5391 of 14,131 In the World
#1485 of 2,597 In North America
#1403 of 2,496 In the United States
#25 of 37 In South Carolina

Quick Review

Religion
Reformed Presbyterian Church
Acceptance rate
60%
Average SAT
1010
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$35,573 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
809
Graduates
134
Male:Female Ratio
67:33
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.erskine.edu

Erskine College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 60% 63% 56%
Applicants 1,020 580 440
Admissions 612 365 247
Freshmen enrolled full time 303 207 96
Freshmen enrolled part time 34 22 12

318 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

11 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
214 or 64%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Erskine College are 920-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
123 or 37%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Erskine College are 16-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 416 (44%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 288 (31%)
Black or African American 169 (18%)
Hispanic 44 (5%)
Asian 15 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$35,573/year
Average aid awarded
$16,691
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $38,875
$30-48K $39,090
$48-75K $39,530
$75-110K $39,490
$110K+ $39,170

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $34,435$13,200
Tuition in-state $34,435$13,200
Tuition out-of-state $34,435$13,200
Fee in-district $2,075$450
Fee in-state $2,075$450
Fee out-of-state $2,075$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 690
Combined charge for room and board $11,465
Room charge $5,860
Meal charge $5,605

Erskine College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 31
Theology & Theological Studies 5 22
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 16
Athletic Training & Trainer 14
Psychology, General 9
Divinity & Ministry 7
History, General 6
Chemistry, General 5
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching 2
American & United States Studies & Civilization 1
Mathematics, General 1
Philosophy 1
Political Science and Government, General 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Grand Total 97 12 22
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 52% 53% 51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
91
Citations
945

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
41 / 175
Chemistry
13 / 127
Biology
12 / 328
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
10 / 1
History
10 / 0
Business
9 / 54
Sociology
9 / 12
Philosophy
9 / 0
Mathematics
8 / 69
Classics and Ancient History
7 / 0
Medicine
7 / 84
Economics
7 / 69
Art & Design
6 / 1
Engineering
5 / 14
Physics
5 / 12
Environmental Science
5 / 108
Marketing
5 / 33
Psychology
4 / 8
Genetics
4 / 254
Law
4 / 11
Gender Studies
3 / 6
Physical chemistry
3 / 19
Ecology
3 / 103
Demography
3 / 146
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
3 / 62
Literature
3 / 0
Organic Chemistry
3 / 12
Political Economy
3 / 3
Biochemistry
3 / 66
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
2 / 156
Project Management
2 / 19
Child Psychology
2 / 1
Biophysics
2 / 1
Computer Science
2 / 156
Materials Science
2 / 3
Political Science
2 / 1
Applied Mathematics
2 / 0
Environmental Engineering
2 / 5
Creative Writing
1 / 1
Aesthetics
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 2
1992 1 4
1993 0 3
1994 0 2
1995 2 7
1996 2 4
1997 1 9
1998 3 7
1999 3 10
2000 1 9
2001 3 11
2002 5 12
2003 1 24
2004 5 31
2005 3 25
2006 4 59
2007 3 50
2008 6 77
2009 6 42
2010 1 59
2011 4 69
2012 3 48
2013 2 76
2014 5 90
2015 7 82
2016 6 76
2017 1 62
2018 6 63
2019 4 68
2020 3 72
2021 5 70

Erskine College alumni

  1. Benjamin M. Miller

    Benjamin M. Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1864-1944 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Benjamin Meek Miller was an American Democratic politician who served as the 39th Governor of Alabama from 1931 to 1935. The Scottsboro Boys affair notably took place during his gubernatorial tenure.

  2. Thomas S. Gettys

    Thomas S. Gettys
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1912-2003 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Smithwick Gettys was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

  3. Herbert L. Wilkerson

    Herbert L. Wilkerson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-2021 (aged 102)
    Occupations
    military personnelmilitary leader
    Biography

    Herbert Lloyd Wilkerson was a United States Marine Corps major general. A veteran of three wars, he was most noted for his service as commanding officer, 1st Marine Regiment during Vietnam War and later as commanding general, 3rd Marine Division.

  4. Joseph T. Johnson

    Joseph T. Johnson
    Years
    1858-1919 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Joseph Travis Johnson was a United States Representative from South Carolina and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of South Carolina.

General info

Alternative names Erskine College and Seminary
Founded 1839
Motto Scienta cum Moribus Conjuncta
Knowledge joined with Morals
Colors maroon, gold
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 137
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 2 Washington St
Due West, South Carolina, 29639
United States
City population 1,000
Phone 8643792131
Fax +1 (864) 379 2167

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