Benedict College

1600 Harden St, Columbia, United States
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Overview of Benedict College

About this school

Benedict, founded in 1870, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 100-acre campus is located in Columbia.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,641
    • Men:NotReported Men (%NotReported)
    • Women:NotReported Women (%NotReported)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Benedict College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1600 Harden Street
City, State, Zip
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone
(803) 705-4491
Fax
(803) 253-5167
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins July 31
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
6%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
27%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $19,958 (54.19%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,672 (23.55%)
  • Other Expenses: - $2,000 (5.43%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,200 (16.83%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Benedict College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003420
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 17% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 21% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 13% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Benedict College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Finance, General
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    133,358

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    20 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    32.1 average low in January, 88.8 average high in September
    Rain
    110 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    3 mile(s) from campus in Columbia
    Nearest Train Station
    5 mile(s) from campus in Columbia

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Not reported

    Personal Counseling


    Not offered

    Child Care


    Offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA associate member
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Football
    Golf
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Football
    Golf
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    baseball, basketball, cheerleading, golf, tennis, track and field, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Benedict College offers not Reported

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    Not reported

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,641
    Women
    0
    Men
    0

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • Not reported

    International Students


    Not reported

    Average Age


    22

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources