Claflin University: Review & Facts

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Claflin University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,925 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1869 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Claflin University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
At Claflin University you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Claflin University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Biology, Business, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Claflin University is fair at 77% (well above South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Claflin University is low: 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Claflin University is pretty good - 13:1. Read more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,600
High
Average tuition price is fairly high - about $15,100 per year. The additional fees at Claflin University beyond tuition are roughly $500; which totals $15,600 per year.

Read the details about Claflin University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
41%
Doable
According to recent data, 5,418 applications were submitted and 2,239 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Claflin University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Medium
Claflin University provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Claflin University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Claflin University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $3,700 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Claflin University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Claflin University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Claflin University Location and Maps



Post Address: Claflin University, 400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498, USA
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