Benedict College

#4093 / #1128
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Historically black, liberal arts college located in Columbia, South Carolina
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About Benedict College

According to Wikipedia, Benedict College is a private historically black college in Columbia, South Carolina. Founded in 1870 by northern Baptists, it was originally a teachers' college. It has since expanded to offer majors in many disciplines across the liberal arts. The campus includes buildings in the Benedict College Historic District, a historic area listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Benedict College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
8,11473%28%92517

How Much Does Benedict College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$17,200
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$14,036
30K - 48K$14,149
48K - 75K$13,434
75K - 110K$16,371
110K+$21,836

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Benedict College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Benedict College, then you can expect to earn an average of $27,300 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Benedict College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,0662,0579

Where is Benedict College?

Benedict College is located at 1600 Harden Street, Columbia SC 29204-1086

How Safe is Benedict College?

Benedict College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Columbia has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Benedict College Known For?

Benedict College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Benedict College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Benedict College's Most Influential Alumni?

Benedict College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Literature, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Benedict College's most famous alumni:

Septima Poinsette Clark
Septima Poinsette Clark
An American activist .
LeRoy T. Walker
LeRoy T. Walker
An American track and field coach and first African-American to coach a United States men’s Olympic track team and to serve as the president of the United States Olympic Committee.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins
Modjeska Monteith Simkins
An African-American civil rights and public health.
Charles L. Purce
Charles L. Purce
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Kris Bruton
A American professional basketball player.
Waliyy Dixon
An American basketball player.
James Maxie Ponder
An American physician.
Harvey N. Middleton
A Physician .
Walt Simon
An American basketball player .
Alfred Oko Vanderpuije
A Ghanaian politician.
Karel Elodie Ziketh
Karel Elodie Ziketh
An Ivorian hurdler.
Joseph Neal
An American politician .

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