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Claflin, founded in 1869, is a church-affiliated college. Its 25-acre campus is located in Orangeburg.

Website: www.claflin.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,836
Undergraduate
Students
(63.5%) 1,166 Women
(36.5%) 670 Men
50
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 4,073 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.28
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$25,966
Tuition and Fees
$16,672
Room and Board
$9,294
Average Percent of Need Met
48%
Average Freshman Award
$17,003
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,747
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Orangeburg Population
13,850
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
70% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
94.9% Black/African-American
1.6% Hispanic/Latino
0.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.8% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
3.7% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
28%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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