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PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE - [PC], CLINTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

Clinton, South CarolinaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1880Established Year
  1280Enrollment

Presbyterian College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Established in 1880, the Presbyterian College is a private liberal arts college located in South Carolina, United States. The college has an undergraduate enrollment of 1016 and graduates enrollment of 264. The college offers undergraduate and graduate programs for the students. The average class size of the college is 14-17 students and the student to faculty ratio in undergraduate courses is 12:1. The student to faculty ratio for graduate programs is 11:1. The retention rate of the college is 82 percent. Along with this, 100% of students from the college participate in either an internship, research, or a study abroad program.

Highlights

Typeprivate
Campus SettingRural
EndowmentUSD $97.59 million
Cost of Attendance$51,910
Campus Housing Capacity99%
Admission Helpdesk800.476.7272
Student Retention Rate76%

Rankings

  • U.S. News and World Report have ranked the Presbyterian College at 140th place in its list of National Liberal Arts Colleges.
  • The college has also been ranked 127th in Top Performers on Social Mobility according to the U.S. News and World Report.
  • According to Niche rankings, the college has been ranked 66th out of 358 in its list of Best Christian Colleges in America.
  • The college was ranked at 310th position in the Forbes list of Top Colleges 2019.
  • According to Forbes, the college is at 253rd position in its list of America's Best Value Colleges for 2019.
  • Niche rankings also ranked the college at 98th place out of 211 in its Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America.

Campuses

  • Presbyterian College is located in Clinton, South Carolina, United States.
  • The campus is spread over an area of 240 acres.
  • The college has 15 Division 1 athletic sporting teams and 13 clubs and intramural sports.
  • 90% of the college campus is active in intercollegiate athletics or intramural programs.

Residence

  • The Presbyterian College has hall-style, suite-style, and apartment-style residential buildings for the students in east and west campuses.
  • Residence buildings on the east campus are Barron Hall, Belk Hall, Carol International House, Clinton Hall, Fraternity Court, Grotnes Hall, Multicultural Student Union House (MSU House), Reynolds Hall, Spradley Hall and the Townhouses.
  • The residential buildings on the west campus are- Georgia Hall, Smyth Hall, Scottish Arms, and New Upperclassmen Housing.
  • The facilities included in these halls are- Bath mat, Laundry basket or bag and detergent, Pillow, Towels, Rug, Bedspread, Twin XL Sheets, Mattress pad, Lamp, Broom and dustpan, Refrigerator, Microwave, Wax warmer, etc.

Programs

  • The Presbyterian College offers 107 majors, minors, and pre-professional programs.
  • Four most popular majors offered at the college are History, Psychology, Social Sciences and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.
  • Some other majors offered are- Business Administration (Accounting, Data Analytics, Management), Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, etc.
  • Some of the minors offered at the college are- Chemistry, Accounting, English, History, Physics, Music, Southern Studies, etc.
  • For graduate students, the college offers Pharmacy programs through School of Pharmacy.

Application Process 

Candidates must visit the official website to apply for admission at Presbyterian College.

Undergraduate

  • Application Portal- There are three application portals. Candidates can apply through any one- PC App or Common App or Coalition
  • Documents to be submitted-
    • Official Secondary School Transcripts
    • English Language Proficiency proofs- TOEFL-at least 80 (Internet-based); IELTS- 6.0; ELS- 112
    • SAT/ ACT scores
    • Copy of Passport
    • Valid Visa
    • Financial Support Documents

Graduate

  • Application Portal: Pharmacy College Application Service
  • Documents to be submitted-
    • Official Secondary School Transcripts
    • Candidates should have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA and a 2.75 pre-pharmacy GPA.
    • 2 letters of Recommendation
    • Copy of Passport
    • Resume
    • Financial proof or bank statement
    • Candidates will be required to fulfill subject-wise requirements for admission in Pharmacy school.

Cost of Attendance

  • International undergraduate students will have to pay a tuition fee of $36,600 at the Presbyterian College along with various other components.
  • Candidates taking housing facilities will have to pay $5,200 for a double sharing room.
  • All the four-year degree-seeking international students can check the detailed cost of attendance of Presbyterian College from the following table.
ComponentsFee in US Dollars
Tuition Fee$36,600
General Fee$2,210
Technology Fee$650
Room: Double$5,200
Meal Plan$5,480
Total$50,140

Students should note that these costs are divided into two semesters- fall and spring Semester.

Cost of Attendance for Graduate students (Pharmacy)

ComponentsPer Semester FeePer Year Fee
Tuition $17,650.00$ 35,300.00
Fees$ 750.00$ 1,500.00
Course/Lab Fees (average/yr)$ 100.00$ 100.00
Books$ 400.00$ 800.00
Total$ 18,900.00$37,700.00

In addition to this, pharmacy students are required to pay a non-refundable tuition deposit of $1,000 before the deadline.

Financial Aid

  • The Presbyterian College offers the Alumni Referral Scholarship for students nominated by alumni of the college. Under this, a student is offered an amount of $1,000 annually for up to four years. Students must submit their application referred by alumni before the deadline.
  • Students whose immediate family members have graduated from the college are offered Legacy Scholarship. Under this, students get an annual scholarship of $1,000 for up to 4 years.
  • The college also offers various merit-based scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $23,000, based on the academic and leadership accomplishments of the students.

Private-funded Scholarships for Indian Students

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Presbyterian College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1434
FAFSA Code003445
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$35,800 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score113510201250 47%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing565510620-
Mathematics570510630-
ACT242127 53%

Presbyterian College Acceptance Rate

65.2%

Acceptance Rate

2277

Total Applicants

1434

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

43.4%

Male

56.6%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program65.2%
Total Applicants1742
Total Enrolled1135
Graduate
Graduate Programs65.1%
Total Applicants459
Total Enrolled299

Presbyterian College Enrollment

Enrollment
Presbyterian College Enrollment1434
Undergraduate Enrollment1135
Graduate Enrollment299
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate56.6%

Attendance Cost

$35,800

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$35,800 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,298 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,570 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,750 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,070 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,270 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,070 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Pharmacy ProgramsAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1151114110-
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    503 S Broad St, Clinton, SC 29325
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    Restaurant

    Moe's Southwest Grill0.25 Km
    Whiteford's Drive-In0.46 Km
    Japan Japanese & Chinese Diner0.69 Km
    Dempsey's Pizza0.91 Km
    Jitter's Cafe0.93 Km
    Sonic Drive-In1.03 Km
    Pizza Hut1.06 Km
    South China Restaurant1.06 Km
    Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits1.33 Km
    Subway1.37 Km
    Trotters Restaurant3.76 Km
    Hardee's4.37 Km
    Fatz Cafe4.52 Km
    Wendy's4.53 Km
    Waffle House4.7 Km
    Blue Ocean Seafood Restaurant5.07 Km
    McDonald's5.09 Km
    Pilot Travel Center5.17 Km
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    Pharmacy

    Sadler-Hughes Apothecary0.66 Km
    CVS Pharmacy0.92 Km
    Clinton Discount Pharmacy1.04 Km
    Ingles Market1.94 Km
    Don R. Revis Sr, R2.86 Km
    Aaron Industries, Inc3.37 Km
    Palmetto Long Term Care Pharm5.58 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Clinton Plaza Shopping Center1.94 Km
    Community Cash Shopping Plaza2.05 Km

    Airport

    Carolina Cow Country Airport7.53 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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