Admissions

Location
Orangeburg, SC
Undergrads
1,830
Tuition
$14,528
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Applicant Status At Claflin University

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:4,037
Male Applicants:1,325
Female Applicants:2,712
Total Acceptances:1,578
Male Acceptances:485
Female Acceptances:1,093
Acceptance Rate:39%
Yield: ? 26%
Contact Admissions
Phone:Not Reported
Email:Not Reported
Web Site:www.claflin.edu/future-students
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$30
Application Web Site:my.claflin.edu/ics/Admissions/
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision Rolling Rolling
Must-Reply-By No set date
Admissions
Consideration
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
GPA
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:408
Full-Time Male Enrollment:141
Full-Time Female Enrollment:267
Part-Time Male Enrollment:0
Part-Time Female Enrollment:0
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:265
Applicants Accepted:51
Students Enrolled:45

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 380 - 490 380 - 490 Not Reported 760 - 980 (1600)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 16 - 20 14 - 21 Not Reported 15 - 20 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:11%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:65%
Students Submitting ACT:63%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

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Tips for Getting In
  • Apply on time!
  • Be very active in your high school, and stay active in school and student organizations.
  • Create a résumé and list every accomplishment you have.
  • Develop good relationships with your teachers and school counselors. They will write you good letters of recommendation.
  • Get a job or an internship. You will be able to explore your interests and gain experience.
  • Get involved in your community.
  • Maintain an excellent cumulative GPA. Good grades are essential.
  • Network yourself. Get in contact with current college students and professors for tips about college life and how to get in.
  • Take AP and honors classes in subjects that interest you to help you narrow down your focus to what you really like.
  • Take on leadership roles to help you learn how to interact with others and develop critical thinking skills.
  • Take some college-level courses. This will get you ahead!
  • Take the SAT or ACT and score as high as possible. Higher scores means more scholarships!
  • Work hard and learn to manage your time. Do not procrastinate!
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Campus is so small that everyone knows your personal business, even the faculty and staff.
  • Claflin does not have 100 percent wireless Internet access.
  • Come to Early Registration. It eliminates all the hassle of New Student Registration Day.
  • Freshmen and sophomores have a curfew. On weekdays it is 12 a.m. and on weekends it's 1 a.m.
  • Freshmen are not allowed to have cars on campus.
  • Prices in the bookstore are very expensive. You don't get a student discount.
  • The cafeteria food is constantly repeated-examples include "Chicken Wednesdays" and "Fish Fridays."
  • The weather in Orangeburg is totally unpredictable.
  • There is absolutely no visitation allowed in the dorm rooms.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Most information sessions at Claflin are group sessions; however, the school will do its best to accommodate individual sessions. Each information session is followed by a tour of the campus. A full campus visit, including information session and tour, lasts approximately one to two hours. To schedule a visit, call (803) 535-5382 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern) on weekdays.
Campus Tours
Prospective students and their families can make an appointment to visit campus by submitting a Campus Tour Request Form on the Claflin Admissions website. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance and are not confirmed until confirmation is received via e-mail or regular mail. Tour last an hour and are offered Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday tours are available at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
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