Benedict College

Columbia, South Carolina

Benedict College Overview

Student population

Address1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC
School Websitewww.benedict.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Benedict College is a private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Columbia, South Carolina that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Benedict College was $14,000, in addition to fees of $2,600. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Benedict College.

Benedict College has a 29% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Benedict College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Benedict College, the tuition for in-state residents is $14,000. Combined with fees of $2,600, room and board costs of $6,200, other expenses of $4,200 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,600 in tuition.

Students at Benedict College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Benedict College was $5,251 last year, with 85% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Benedict College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Benedict College.

Benedict College has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 54% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 44% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Benedict College is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Benedict College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
PSYCHOLOGY
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES

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