South Carolina Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 18 liberalarts colleges located throughout South Carolina (3 public colleges and 15 private colleges), serving 43,835 students.
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South Carolina Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  Aiken
3,211
  Anderson
Anderson University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,922
  Clinton
Presbyterian College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,403
  Columbia
Columbia College (columbia - 29203)
(Private not-for-profit)
1,263
  Columbia
Allen University
(Private not-for-profit)
671
  Columbia
Benedict College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,950
  Conway
9,335
  Denmark
Voorhees College
(Private not-for-profit)
647
  Due West
Erskine College
(Private not-for-profit)
757
  Gaffney
Limestone College
(Private not-for-profit)
3,149
  Greenville
Furman University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,944
  Hartsville
Coker College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,140
  Newberry
Newberry College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,042
  Orangeburg
Claflin University
(Private not-for-profit)
1,954
  Spartanburg
Wofford College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,565
  Spartanburg
5,554
  Sumter
Morris College
(Private not-for-profit)
900
  Tigerville
North Greenville University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,428

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