Benedict College

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1600 Harden Street

Columbia, SC 29204

Phone: (803) 253-5000
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Benedict College is a private institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,921, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 90 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $18,254 (2012-13).

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School type private, coed college
Year founded N/A
Religious affiliation N/A
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Setting urban
2012 Endowment N/A


Interested in applying to Benedict College? The application fee at Benedict College is $25. It has an an acceptance rate of 84.3 percent.

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Fall 2012 acceptance rate 84.3%
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Academic Life

The most popular majors at Benedict College include: Mass Communication/Media Studies; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; and Human Development and Family Studies, General.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A
4-year graduation rate 12%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Mass Communication/Media Studies 10%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 8%
Business Administration and Management, General 8%
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 8%
Human Development and Family Studies, General 8%

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Student Life

Benedict College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,921, with a gender distribution of 49.4 percent male students and 50.6 percent female students. Benedict College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,921
Student gender distribution
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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Benedict College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and day care. Benedict College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Benedict College, 37 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Benedict College.

Students who have cars on campus 37%
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $18,254 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,104 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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