South Carolina State University is on a 160-acre campus in the small town setting of Orangeburg, South Carolina.
There are many activities and organizations for South Carolina State University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? South Carolina State University has fraternities and sororities.
South Carolina State University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at South Carolina State University include Campus Activity Board, NAACP, United Voices of Christ and Student Media.
South Carolina State University students' favorite campus traditions are Back to School Week, Homecoming Week and Bulldog Fest.
This table offers information on housing at South Carolina State University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||73%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,883|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||27%|
South Carolina State University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of South Carolina State University students live on campus. In 2022, 73% of undergrads at South Carolina State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 27% of students lived off-campus or commuted to South Carolina State University. There are 1,883 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,074 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
South Carolina State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At South Carolina State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at South Carolina State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
South Carolina State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The South Carolina State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
South Carolina State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit South Carolina State University, take Interstate 26 to Orangeburg, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbia Metropolitan airport.
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