Claflin University

1,009 reviews
  1. Orangeburg, SC
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    C+
Claflin University is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Claflin University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
44%
SAT Range
700-880
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$19,803/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,241/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,385/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,630/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,783/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,055/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.42 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.44 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,751Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
89%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    65%
  • Nice, friendly, and can be rude sometimes
    22%
  • There are some nice people here and there
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.75 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.84 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Creating Visionary Leaders
    60%
  • Uphill Battle
    20%
  • Confident
    13%
  • Integrity
    7%

After Claflin University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses

Reviews

1,009 reviews
  • Excellent
    128
  • Very Good
    272
  • Average
    446
  • Poor
    105
  • Terrible
    58
Claflin provides a great academic environment while still maintaining the fun on campus
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
I really enjoyed my first year at Claflin University. I am ready to start my sophomore year there. Classes are fun, professors help you when it's needed, it's just amazing.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
During my registering experience I meet some really nice people. My academic advisor was ver helpful, she answered every question I had and made sure that I was comfortable with my schedule and that I made it to my next destination.
  • College Student
  • 2 months ago