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
Level of Study 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 9,678 prospective students applied, and 5,458 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 572 enrolled in the school.  2,055 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 117 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $16,152 plus fees of $702. Claflin University is ranked 908 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Claflin University overview
SAT 830/1060
ACT 17/21
GPA 3.28
Applications Accepted
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Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Claflin University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,850
Other Fees$702
Room and Board $9,294
Budget for Other Expenses$5,200
Total One Year Cost$33,198


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.