Claflin University

Women's D2 Coach: Chymaine Guinyard
3 / 10
2,080 Undergrads / 2,172 Students
5 / 10
$18,136 Net Price
7 / 10
55% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Central Intercol. (CIAA)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
39% / 51%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Danelle Branch Seminole FL OH, DS
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Columbia South Carolina Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Florence South Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Augusta Georgia Area
  • Sumter South Carolina Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Myrtle Beach South Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • Claflin University
  • US Army
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Walmart
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • South Carolina State University
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Richland School District One
  • Husqvarna Group
  • Orangeburg Consolidated Dist
  • South Carolina Department of Social Services
  • Social Security Administration
  • The Regional Medical Center
  • Richland School District
  • Berkeley County School District
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Community and Social Services
  • Sales
  • Support
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Research
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Military and Protective Services
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
430 - 470
400 - 520
830 - 990
14 - 19
15 - 18
15 - 19

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 9,081 3,178 5,903
% Admitted 55% 55% 55%
% Admits That Enroll 9% 9% 10%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (20%)
Psychology, General (12%)
Psychology (12%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (12%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (11%)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (10%)
Communication & Journalism (9%)
Mass Communication/Media Studies (9%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
Business Administration and Management, General (8%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (6%)
Social Sciences (6%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (6%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (6%)
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (5%)
Sociology (5%)
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General (4%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$17,192
Books & Supplies$1,900
Cost of Living$9,480
Personal Expenses$5,250
Sticker Price$33,822

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

97% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship96%$15,055
Federal Grants80%$5,694
Pell Grants80%$5,255
Other Federal36%$981
State & Local Grants78%$6,010
Institutional Grants83%$6,314
Student Loans88%$6,837
Federal Loans88%$6,602
Other Loans2%$13,856

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $27.6 Million $12,710

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $33,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $23,750 $351

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 10.1%

Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,197 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $28,500

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 8.89 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 39% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape - -
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 2 2
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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