Voorhees College: Review & Facts

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Voorhees College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 435 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1897 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Denmark, South Carolina.

Voorhees College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with Protestant Episcopal Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Fair
At Voorhees College you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Voorhees College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Criminal Justice, Sociology and Anthropology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
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. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Voorhees College is low at 57% (below South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Voorhees College is low - 38%. About 3% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Voorhees College is pretty good: 12:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,700
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - around $11,700 a year. The additional fees at Voorhees College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; this comes to $12,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Voorhees College 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
93%
According to recent data, 1,393 applications were submitted and 1,294 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Voorhees College is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Voorhees College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (803) 780-1234 or check Voorhees College Website.

Opportunities and Services



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

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Voorhees College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $3,700 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Voorhees College. 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 data, Voorhees College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Voorhees College Location and Maps



Post Address: Voorhees College, 481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042, USA
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