Claflin University

country rank : 1288

world rank     : 4073

University Overview

  

Founded in 1869, Claflin University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Orangeburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Claflin University (CU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Claflin University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
CU


Founded
1869


Motto
The World Needs Visionaries


Colours
Orange and maroon


Mascot
Panther


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int’l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 40-50%

Admission Office
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg 29115
+1 (803) 535 5340
800 922 1276

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
2,000-2,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
300-399

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1947


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

 

Academic Structure

  


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