Benedict College
#2912 Overall Influence

Benedict College

Benedict College is a private historically black, liberal arts 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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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Graduation Rate

22%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$14,000

Fees (in-state)

$2,600

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$24,245
30K-48K$26,112
48K-75K$27,806
75K-110K$23,118
110K+$19,843

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$27,300

Employed

86%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1600 Harden Street, Columbia SC 29204-1086

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

51 per 100k

Violent Crime

16 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

55 per 100k

Violent Crime

8 per 100k

What is Benedict College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1250 World Rank #518 USA Rank
Medical
#909 World Rank #521 USA Rank
Social Work
#1953 World Rank #564 USA Rank
Economics
#1554 World Rank #629 USA Rank
Sociology
#1597 World Rank #725 USA Rank
Education
#3236 World Rank #1048 USA Rank
Chemistry
#2254 World Rank #1197 USA Rank
Communications
#3044 World Rank #1311 USA Rank
Political Science
#2874 World Rank #1577 USA Rank
History
#5016 World Rank #1760 USA Rank
Biology

Other areas of influence

#631 World Rank #186 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1542 World Rank #756 USA Rank
Law
#2431 World Rank #1271 USA Rank
Business
#2858 World Rank #1036 USA Rank
Anthropology
#3551 World Rank #1901 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Benedict College's Most influential alumni?

Benedict College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Social Work, and Medical. Benedict College’s most academically influential people include Septima Poinsette Clark, Modjeska Monteith Simkins, and Charles L. Purce.

Septima Poinsette Clark
Septima Poinsette Clark

American activist

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Modjeska Monteith Simkins
Modjeska Monteith Simkins

African-American civil rights and public health

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Charles L. Purce
Charles L. Purce

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James Maxie Ponder

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Harvey N. Middleton

Physician

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Karel Elodie Ziketh
Karel Elodie Ziketh

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Sanford Greene

American comics artist and drawer

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