South Carolina State University
#1291 Overall Influence#544 Desirability Rank

South Carolina State University

Public university in South Carolina, USA

South Carolina State University is a public historically black university in Orangeburg, South Carolina. It is the only public, historically black land-grant institution in South Carolina, is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools .

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,415

Acceptance

53%

Graduation Rate

38%

Median SAT Score

935

Median ACT Score

16

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,528

Fees (in-state)

$1,532

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$32,500

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

300 College St NE, Orangeburg SC 29117-0001

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

27 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

73 per 100k

Violent Crime

6 per 100k

What is South Carolina State University 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

#837 World Rank #301 USA Rank
Mathematics
#850 World Rank #375 USA Rank
Biology
#616 World Rank #386 USA Rank
Communications
#824 World Rank #396 USA Rank
Political Science
#895 World Rank #414 USA Rank
Education
#1343 World Rank #548 USA Rank
Sociology
#1158 World Rank #671 USA Rank
Social Work
#2161 World Rank #721 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1976 World Rank #756 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1371 World Rank #765 USA Rank
History
#3006 World Rank #897 USA Rank
Engineering
#1895 World Rank #1011 USA Rank
Business
#3805 World Rank #1514 USA Rank
Medical
#3208 World Rank #1783 USA Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#563 World Rank #282 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1019 World Rank #503 USA Rank
Law
#1130 World Rank #344 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#3485 World Rank #899 USA Rank
Economics

Influential People

Who are South Carolina State University's Most influential alumni?

South Carolina State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Communications, and Political Science. South Carolina State University’s most academically influential people include Armstrong Williams, Ernest Everett Just, and Benjamin Mays.

Armstrong Williams
Armstrong Williams

American political writer

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Ernest Everett Just
Ernest Everett Just

American biologist

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Benjamin Mays
Benjamin Mays

American educator, activist, minister

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Charles McDew

Civil rights activist

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Essie Mae Washington-Williams
Essie Mae Washington-Williams

American school teacher and writer

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Matthew J. Perry

First African-American federal judge from the deep south, led the court case to integrate Clemson University, civil rights attorney,

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Donald W. Beatty

American justice

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Isaac W. Williams

American activist

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Clifford L. Stanley
Clifford L. Stanley

American Marine Corps general

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Gloria Blackwell

African American civil rights activist and educator

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Andrew Hugine, Jr.
Andrew Hugine, Jr.

American academic

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Kára McCullough
Kára McCullough

Winner of Miss USA 2017, and nuclear physicist

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