Benedict College

Columbia, SC, USA
2.95 Average Rating

Founded in 1870, Benedict College is a liberal arts college and an HBCU. It is a private institution based in Columbia, South Carolina, and home to the Benedict College Historic District which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The most common majors at Benedict are business administration and management, human development, and communications. Benedict College operates The Business Development Center which educates minority entrepreneurs, and a Money Smart program which teaches students to understand loans, budgeting, and credit.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
58%
Out of State Students
40%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
2,090
Total Number of Undergrads
2,090
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
14%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
26%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,340
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$16,000
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,000
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$13,067
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Columbia
Atlanta
Charlotte
Charleston
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
44%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$25,400
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What Students Are Saying

2.95 Average Rating
Benedict college is a great college, progressing well and growing its campus as well as its student body. I'll rate my School a 4 out of 5
Terrel from Richmond, VA
Benedict is a wonderful school with an atmosphere for higher learning.
It is also my power for good in the 21st century.
Benedict's international students makes it interesting to share different cultures around the world in one college setting.
Jacqunia from Aiken, SC

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