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Benedict College

Columbia, SC 4-Year Private
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About Benedict College

Benedict College Overview

Benedict College is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Columbia, South Carolina. Benedict College was founded in 1870 and enrolls 1,724 undergrads and no graduate students. Benedict College provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! February 15, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Planning to play sports? Benedict College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Benedict College on the Student Life page.

2022 Benedict College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $15,338

Is Benedict College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer look at what Benedict College offers and if the college might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Benedict College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Benedict College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 44% of graduates from Benedict College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Benedict College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Benedict College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Benedict College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Benedict College.

Based on this information, does Benedict College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Benedict College a good school for you?

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Where is Benedict College Located?

Benedict College is located in the urban setting of Columbia, South Carolina.

If you are interested in seeing Benedict College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 26 to Columbia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Metropolitan.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Benedict College and Columbia are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1600 Harden Street Columbia, SC 29204

Campus Setting: Urban

Benedict College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Benedict College is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Benedict College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Benedict College ACT Scores

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Benedict College SAT Scores

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Benedict College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$23,080

In State

$23,080

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$14,280
$14,280
Fees
$2,600
$2,600
Housing
$6,200
$6,200
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Benedict College is like? There are approximately 1,724 students enrolled at Benedict College. 99% percent of students attend school full-time.

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,724

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,880

Out-of-State

$16,880

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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