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South Carolina State University
300 College Street NE
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117
(803) 536-7000
Contact: Antonio Boyle
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College Overview  
     Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Located in Orangeburg, S.C., SC State was founded as a land grant college with a mission of providing education and service to the citizens of the state. In its first century, SC State was a leader in education and continues to lead the way into the next century.

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Quick Facts
Undergrad Population: 3759
Graduate Population: 603
Student Body: Coed
In State Tuition: $9258
Out of State Tuition: $18170
Room & Board: $9286
Applications Due: July 31st ($25)
Mascot: Bulldogs
Online Classes: yes
Percent Men: 50%
Percent Women: 50%
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Majors Offered

College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences
•Department of Accounting, Agribusiness, and Economics
•Department of Business Administration
•Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
•Department of Health Sciences
•Department of Military Sciences

College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences
•Department of Education
•Department of English and Modern Languages
•Department of Human Services
•Department of Visual and Performing Arts

College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technology
•Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
•Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering Technology
•Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Honors College

School of Graduate Studies

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College History
     Founded in 1896 as the state's sole public college for black youth, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY has played a key role in the education of African-Americans in the state and nation. As a land-grant institution, it struggled to provide agricultural and mechanical training to generations of black youngsters. Through its extension program, it sent farm and home demonstration agents into rural counties to provide knowledge and information to impoverished black farm families.
The University has educated scores of teachers for the public schools. It provided education in sciences, literature, and history. The support of the Rosenwald Fund and the General Education Board helped the institution survive the Depression. After World War II, the state legislature created a graduate program and a law school at SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY to prevent black students from enrolling in the University of South Carolina's graduate and legal education programs. The legislature also dramatically increased funding at the college in an effort to make "separate but equal" a reality in higher education in South Carolina. During the 1950s and 1960s hundreds of S.C. STATE students participated in local civil rights demonstrations and were arrested. In 1968 three young men were slain and 27 wounded on the campus by state highway patrolmen in the Orangeburg Massacre.
      Since 1966, S.C. STATE has been open to white students and faculty, but it has largely retained its mission and character as an historically black institution. In 1971, the agricultural program was terminated and the college farm was transformed into a community recreation center consisting of a golf course as well as soccer and baseball fields. Today there are nearly 5000 students majoring in a wide range of programs that include agribusiness, accounting, art, English, and drama as well as fashion merchandising, physics, psychology, and political science.
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