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Presbyterian College, founded in 1880, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college offering degrees in 33 major areas of study, including a dual-degree in engineering and degrees in pharmacy. Its 245-acre campus is located in upstate South Carolina, 35 miles south of Greenville.

Website: www.presby.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,102
Undergraduate
Students
(52.0%) 573 Women
(48.0%) 529 Men
251
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 2,141 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
554 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
566 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,840
Tuition and Fees
$39,460
Room and Board
$10,680
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$36,648
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,956
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
78
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Clinton Population
8,484
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Greenville, Spartanburg
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
94% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Scotsman
Sororities
44% of women participate
Fraternities
33% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
16.7% Black/African-American
5.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.5% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students
2.9% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
63%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
34.0%
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