Location
Orangeburg, SC
Undergrads
1,830
Tuition
$14,528
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Reviews 693 total reviews with an average rating of 3.2

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3 College Senior

Facilities: Claflin University is a religiously private HBCU. We value scholarship, leadership and promote excellence in everything we do as a university, which sets us a part from other HBCU's. We are a family at Claflin and we work towards bettering ourselves academically and individually at our school.

3 College Senior

Facilities: I actually attend some of the campus activities, whenever I don't have too much work to do. I enjoy myself whenever I attend campus events.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: I love it. I would never transfer.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: I feel safe on my campus.

4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: They are all about the students safety.

3 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: The area is just okay. I wish they had a bigger mall, a movie theater, bowling alley or something for us to do on the weekends.

4 College Senior

Academics: The curriculum is not bad at all in the biology department. We have a lot of work sometimes, but its all geared towards our understanding of the subjects. They encourage students to look for internships every summer.

4 College Senior

Academics: The professors in the biology department varies. Some are good and are willing to help you anytime, but some are really really hard.

5 College Senior

Diversity: I love meeting people of different backgrounds at my university. We are a very diverse campus.

4 College Senior

Majors: I love everything about being a biology major. There are so many opportunities and the class are just the right size.

3 College Senior

Majors: I have not done any yet with the school.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: The greek life on campus creates more activities for us non-greeks.

3 College Senior

Campus Dining: Wednesday's are the days when everyone comes to the cafe.

3 College Senior

Campus Housing: The housing on campus is not a far walk to and from classes, which is always good when you are not a morning person like me.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: I believe there should be more restaurants versus fast food places. That's how I gained so much weight freshmen year.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: My overall experience is wonderful. The schools tries to build visionary leadership in its students and that is what I plan to do in my future career as a music educator.

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: campus police are cool, they're big on enforcing the rules. they send out emails regarding suspicious behavior when it happens (which is rare cause the campus is safe)

5 College Junior

Greek Life: I wouldn't know, i'm not big on Greek life

3 College Junior

Athletics: have a great volleyball team, baseball team, track team and basketball team.

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3 College Junior

Campus Dining: the food is decent. have a nice variety

5 College Junior

Academics: the music department is my family, we work hard, play hard, and study hard.

5 College Junior

Academics: classes are difficult at times and become time consuming if you don't use time management. In summary, its as hard as you make it

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: orangeburg has a good bit of choices in food near the schools. some places are 24 hours

3 College Junior

Scholarships: the financial aid is slow sometimes, but they are very helpful. they work with you so that you will have no worries when the semester starts

5 College Junior

Majors: i am happy with my major in music education. the music department has the best faculty and the music program is accredited.

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The Black Panther
The Black Panther
The Black Panther The Black Panther The Black Panther is the logo for Claflin University. It was donated by the Class of 1955 and can be seen upon entering through the main entrance.
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Claflin Prowler
Hometown
Orangeburg, S.C.
Major
Biology/Biological Sciences
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Claflin University sets itself apart by being a small, family-oriented campus—and you will notice this from the moment you first arrive here. Everyone, from the administrators to the maintenance staff, is always warm, welcoming, friendly, and ready to assist the students. It is very hard to make enemies at this school because everyone respects everyone else and where they came from. The students and faculty come from different backgrounds, yet that does not lead to segregation.

The people here possess genuine Southern hospitality, a trait that never gets old around campus, and everyone takes pride in the rich history they have become a part of at Claflin. Everyone is always focused on their academic success and achieving the desired “Claflin Confidence.” The school constantly makes a personal effort to help students achieve all their goals by helping in whatever way they can. When you graduate from Claflin, you will not only leave with your diploma, but you will also leave with a wealth of great friendships and family bonds that you have made with others at the University. It truly is a rewarding experience.

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