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South Carolina State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 274 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 9 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

57% Women
43% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $127,269)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $53,043)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 33 21 - -
Basketball 14 19 - -
Bowling - 7 - -
Football 105 - - -
Golf - 6 - -
Soccer - 23 - -
Softball - 19 - -
Tennis 6 9 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 93.0%
Hispanic 0.5%
Non-resident alien 0.2%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 3.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 7
Liquor Law Violation 4
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 70
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Taylor from Lithonia, GA
  • 5
  • The dorm life is great to me. The RA's always have something set up for the residents to participate in and fun activities. The dorm life is very supportive.…

  • May-12-2012 Read More
  • Erica from MAnassas, VA
  • 4
  • The dorm life on campus for freshman is not too good. We will sometimes go with out hot water for periods of time or no water at all.However upperclassmen housing…

  • May-18-2012 Read More
  • Frazier from Orangeburg, SC
  • 3
  • It's what you make it. I'm fortunate to live off campus but from what I hear, there are some up's and down's to deal with. For example, everyone would love…

  • May-28-2012 Read More
  • Jessica from Greenville, SC
  • 3
  • The dorms are nice, but a lot of them require maintenance often. If you do have an issue, make sure you contact the dorm office and stay on it until…

  • May-08-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Najee from Macon, GA
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    There are tons of dining services on-campus from starbucks, pizza hut, to the cafeteria. There is always something for everybody.

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  • 4
  • William from SC
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    the pitt is where its at when you want some food after 5 pm. the caf�© stays open til 8 but most people go to the pitt or to pizza hut which is in Truth hall .

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  • 3
  • Lydia from AIKEN, SC
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining areas on campus are broad enough to fit just about all tastes. The campus favorite is the pit offering subs, Asian foods, and a chicken line.

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  • 4
  • Regina from Orangeburg, SC
  • Dec-19-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is great! On Thursdays we always have fried chicken. In our dining room there are four different food lines so its always something different to try and enjoy.

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  • 2
  • Cydney from Lithonia, GA
  • Jul-06-2013 I am a current student here

    The cafe food is very horrible there another place we have there that's in the student center called the pit. I eat there everyday. They sale variety of foods like chicken, Chinese food, and sub sandwiches.

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  • 5
  • Moriah from Grovetown, GA
  • Jun-29-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food is well cooked, and is served with kindness. The cafeteria is well organized and very clean. It is a wonderful place to eat.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jessica from Charlotte, NC
  • Sep-15-2015 I am a current student here

    The Greeks on campus are amazing and down to earth people, they don't feel anyone is better than the other. Also they get everyone excited at the events.

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  • 0
  • Najee from Macon, GA
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    We have the entire D9, as well as a business fraternity, dance fraternity, band fraternity and sorority and a singing fraternity and sorority.

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  • 0
  • William from SC
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    GREEK LIFE IS THE BEST AT STATE HANDS DOWN !! you always know you will be entertained when you go to a stroll off or going to a probate .

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  • 0
  • Lydia from AIKEN, SC
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    There is an organization for everyone. Each school of the university has its own organization. There are organizations for athletes, musicians and regular students. Each organization stands for something positive.

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  • 0
  • Reginald from Orangeburg, SC
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is awesome. They help provide all kinds of activities for student to do while keeping the campus informed to important events.

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  • 0
  • Cydney from Lithonia, GA
  • Jul-06-2013 I am a current student here

    we have probates at the end of the season. It is so fun !! when its crossing night the Greeks come out at night and step the night away.

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  • 0
  • Tradia from Columbia, SC
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is an exciting time for the students at the university. all are an no hazing Organization.

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