FAST FACTS
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Location:Orangeburg
Setting:Suburban
Population:13,964
Enrollment:3,230
On Campus:60%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/19-12/9
  • Spring 01/12-05/05

Tuition & Payments
PLAN B: EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,701

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN B

Campus Diversity
3%Caucasian
93%African American
1%Hispanic
1%Asian American
0%Native American
1%International
1%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. The campus is located in Orangeburg, SC, 40 miles from the State Capitol at Columbia, 70 miles from Charleston, 140 miles from Myrtle Beach, and 80 miles from Hilton Head - all of which provide easy access to the Atlantic Ocean and other resort amenities. SC State has the only undergraduate environmental science field station in the nation, the only undergraduate degree program in nuclear engineering in South Carolina, and is the only university in South Carolina participating in President Barack Obama's Program (USAID) to provide textbooks and other learning materials to schools in Africa (Zanzibar, Tanzania). We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Notable alumni of SC State include James E. Clyburn, Majority Whip for the 111th Congress.

Campus Location - SC State campus is located at 300 College St. NE, Orangeburg SC 29117. The campus consists of approximately 107 buildings on 160 acres of land on its main campus in Orangeburg, and an additional 267 a

Helpful Information - SC State University is a relatively small campus in the small town of Orangeburg, SC. There is a local bus service, however students use personal cars to commute around Orangeburg, and to major cities including the capital, Columbia and Charleston for shopping and other outings.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Digital Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Studio Art

Athletics: Fitness Management, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Communication

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Management, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising

Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Journalism

Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Physical Sciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Home Economics, Junior High/Middle School, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Special Education, Theatre Education, Vocational Education

Engineering: Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering

English: English

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising

Food Science: Food Services Management, Nutrition

Foreign Language: Chinese (some courses), Spanish

General Studies: Social Studies

Health and Safety Sciences: Nursing, Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy

History: History

Industrial Studies: Industrial Technology

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Computation Science, Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Choral Music, Music Education, Music Industry, Music Performance, Piano Pedagogy

Physics: Health Physics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology

Technology: Civil Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Notable Academic Programs
Nuclear Engineering, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 18 ($420 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 8/25/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $25 Year Plan B Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $150 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $150 Year Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $66 Year Plan B Optional
Enrollment Fee: $160 Year Plan B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1315 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 8/25/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,150
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $0
  • Proximity to campus: 0.1
Notes About Housing
Tuition and mandatory fees of $5,044 includes tuition, library fee, technology fee, health services fee, student activity fee, museum and planetarium fee, and athletic fee.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1551 per semester for 21 meals per week.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.