South Carolina State University Student Outcomes

Orangeburg, South Carolina

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
37% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for South Carolina State University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 14% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 29% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 35% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from South Carolina State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. South Carolina State University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$31,000 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending South Carolina State University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $24,400 per year
after 7 years $26,200 per year
after 8 years $27,300 per year
after 9 years $32,600 per year
after 10 years $31,000 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former South Carolina State University students who are working and no longer in school is $31,000, which is 10% below the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$343 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
27% vs. 47% national average

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218733 IPEDS survey data for South Carolina State University.

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