Benedict College

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Benedict College is a private, co-educational liberal arts institution located in Columbia, SC. Benedict College was recently ranked for the third consecutive year one of the top baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly for creating social mobility among low-income students, producing cutting edge scholarship and research. In 2011, Benedict received the National Civic Engagement Award from The Washington Center. Benedict is recognized for encouraging students to give back to the community which is the heart of the College̠s vision and mission. Benedict also was named one of the top 100 institutions in the nation graduating African-American scholars in by Diverse Magazine. Dr. David Holmes Swinton is the thirteenth president of Benedict College. Since Dr. Swinton̠s appointment in 1994, the College has experienced a dramatic increase in its enrollment, particularly among male students. As a result of this tremendous growth, Benedict has the second largest undergraduate population of the 20 private institutions in South Carolina, and has become the third largest college in The College Fund/UNCF network. Benedict has over 15,000 alumni throughout South Carolina and the United States. The College has been ̫a power for good̦ in the community for over 143 years and is a major economic contributor to the region and South Carolina, with a local annual economic impact of $106.7 million.

Overview

Costs

Undergraduate


In State

$19,958

Out of State

$19,958

Graduate


In State

$0

Out of State

$0

Textbooks


Average

$2,000

Student Population

Student Count


Undergraduate

2,281

Graduate

0

GI Bill Students

82

Male

49.9%

Female

50.1%

Affiliation
Religious

Baptist

Ethnicity

Historically/Predominantly Black Colleges (HBCU)

Gender

Coed School

School Information
Duration

4 Year

Accreditation

REGIONAL

College Type

PRIVATE


Calendar

SEMESTERS

Setting

Urban

Online Undergraduate Course

NO

Online Graduate Course

NO

Avg. Accepted Score
SAT Math

SAT Critical Reading

ACT

15

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Admission Info

Veterans Affairs Info

Military Offering

Majors Offered

Search Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate