Claflin University

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Claflin University


  • 50% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$11,764 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

June 30

Application fee


Educational Resources


Wilbur R. Gregg Black Collection (materials by and about African Americans); Juvenile Collection; Archive/Special Collections

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 157,483 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 435 current serial subscriptions.
  • 62,924 microforms.
  • 1,006 Audio/Visual items.
  • 24 e-books.

Museums & Art

Tingley Memorial Hall, Minister’s Hall; Arthur Rose Museum; Smart Classrooms; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab (NMR); Genomics and DNA sequencing Lab



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 200 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 50 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 100 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 65% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 7% of housing units are Singles.
  • 89% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 4% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Choral Group; Basketball; Theatre
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 49 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Mu NAtional Honor Society; Daisey E. Pearson CLub; Ernest E. Just Biology CLub; Phi Beta Lambda Association; Phi Gamma Mu National Social Science Honor Society; Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society; Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society; Students in Fee Emterprise; Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Oxford Club; Student Christian Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association; Ladies of Black and Gold; Ladies of Essence; NAACP; National Pre Alumni Council of College Fund
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Claflin Literature, Art and Film Society; CLaflin University Theatre Ensemble
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Panther (monthly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Columbia, SC (40), Charleston, SC (75)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Columbia, SC (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Orangeburg, SC (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 40% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 10% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 15% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 15% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (SCSU)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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