CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, ORANGEBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA - ADMISSION

Orangeburg, South CarolinaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1869Established Year
  2200Enrollment

Claflin University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Claflin University admissions are slightly competitive with an acceptance rate of 56% (fall 2018). Out of 9,678 applicants, the university offered admission to 5,415 students, only 10% of which finally enrolled. The university utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Claflin provides 37 under-graduation majors and 4 graduation degrees.

  • The university invites applications for fall, spring or summer sessions.
  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through the university’s online portal.
  • Claflin University provides scholarship for International students
  • ACT/SAT scores are considered for scholarship
  • The university provides different application fee for International students

Highlights

Admission PortalOnline portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)30$ (Domestic under graduation)
75$ (International)
50$ (Domestic graduation)
Acceptance rate42%
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/American Express/Discover/visa
SAT Score880(minimum)
ACT Score17(minimum)
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Financial AidWork-Study,Scholarships
Admission Department contact details for query(803)5355339
(803)5355334

Claflin University Admission Deadlines

Claflin University accepts applications for spring, fall and summer sessions. The applicants are advised to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission:

SessionDeadlines
FallMarch 1
SpringAugust 1
SummerFebruary 1

Claflin University International Admissions

Claflin University admission process for international applicants is same as that for the US applicants. However, international applicants have to meet additional requirements. Also, they have to carefully review their visa process.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Certified by the institution's office registrar.
    • Sent directly from the issuing institute a stamped and sealed envelope.
    • Official transcripts that are not in English must be accompanied along with the certified English translation.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.80 in the last two years of their previous program
  • SAT/ACT exam scores as per program requirements.
  • At least one Letter of recommendation is mandatory.
  • If your transcript is not in English, please submit both - the original document as well as a certified English translation.
  • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Certified by the institution's office registrar.
    • Sent directly from the issuing institute a stamped and sealed envelope.
    • Official transcripts that are not in English must be accompanied along with the certified English translation.
  • For evaluation, international applicants should send their transcripts to ‘World Education Services’

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International applicants can submit the TOEFL, IBT TOEFL or IELTS scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are given below.

TestMinimum Requirement
TOEFL550
IBT TOEFL79
IELTS6.5 overall

Visa Process for International Students

Claflin University Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate programs offered by Claflin University are 37. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply: Online Portal

Application Fee: 75$(International students), 30(Domestic students)

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of applying:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
    • SAT code: 5109
    • ACT code: 3840
  • Guidance counselors recommendation
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants

Claflin University Graduate Admissions

Claflin University offers 4 graduate courses to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general requirements for Claflin University admission remain the same.

Where to apply: - Online Portal

English proficiency test: - TOEFL and IELTS

CoursesFeesRequirement
M.B.A.70$ (non-refundable)GMAT
 
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction50$(Domestic students)
75$(International students)
MAT or GRE
Master in Biotechnology50$(Domestic students)
75$(International students)
GRE
Master of Science in Criminal Justice50$(Domestic students)
75$(International students)
Personal statement

GMAT Code: 003424

GRE Code: 5109

Additional Documents:

  • Degree with an overall grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Résumé`
  • Copy of official transcript copies from all institutions where undergraduate or graduate courses have been taken.
  • Professional licensure of relevant experience for non-licensed applicants for Master of Education
  • Two recommendation letters (three for MBA)

Claflin University provides a semester based system and students can take admission in all three seasons; spring, fall and summer. Applicants are suggested to apply with higher SAT/ACT scores and GPA as the acceptance rate is less. Applicants must be prepared to sponsor themselves. Limited scholarships and/or financial aid are available for International students.

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