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South Carolina State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $7,278 $7,318 $7,806 $8,462 8.4%
Out-of-state $14,322 $14,362 $15,298 $16,626 8.7%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,658 $6,852 $7,294 $8,862 21.5%
Other $3,150 $3,150 $3,150 $3,450 9.5%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,397 $7,397 $8,134 $9,842 21.0%
Other $3,325 $3,325 $3,325 $3,725 12.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,115 $3,115 $3,115 $3,415 9.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $18,286 $18,520 $19,450 $21,974 13.0%
Off Campus $19,200 $19,240 $20,465 $23,229 13.5%
Off Campus with Family $11,593 $11,633 $12,121 $13,077 7.9%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $25,330 $25,564 $26,942 $30,138 11.9%
Off Campus $26,244 $26,284 $27,957 $31,393 12.3%
Off Campus with Family $18,637 $18,677 $19,613 $21,241 8.3%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,204 1,682 2,522
Percent admitted 75% 85% 69%
Percent admitted who enrolled 30% 32% 29%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 512 62%
ACT 309 38%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 370 470
SAT Math 370 470
ACT Composite 15 18

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1941 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/1/2008 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 1/1/1994 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1993 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1977 -   Accredited