Claflin UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Orangeburg, South Carolina Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$17,192

Avg tuition

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About Claflin University

Claflin University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Orangeburg, South Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,070, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 55%. The university offers 41 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 51%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $17,192.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

55% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 55%

Retention Rate 70%

Graduation Rate 51%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 830-1050

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-19

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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68%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

90%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

White

1%

Unknown

1%

Hispanic

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

80% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

80%

State Grant Aid

78%

Institution Grant Aid

83%

Pell Grant

80%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,694
State Grant Aid $6,010
Institution Grant Aid $6,314
Pell Grant Aid $5,217
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.