Student Population
Claflin University overview
Location Orangeburg, South Carolina
Online claflin.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Claflin University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Claflin University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 9,767 prospective students applied, and 4,021 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 519 enrolled in the school.  2,026 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 103 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $15,840 plus fees of $640. Claflin University is ranked 759 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Claflin University overview
SAT 860/1200
ACT 14/23
GPA 3.28
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Claflin University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,850
Other Fees$640
Room and Board $9,112
Budget for Other Expenses$5,200
Total One Year Cost$32,642


Average Salary After 10 Years
$30,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Claflin University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 19%
Social Sciences 14%
Biology 11%
Communication 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217873 IPEDS survey data for Claflin University.