Erskine College

2 Washington St, Due west, SC 29639
Tel: (864)379-2131
Private not-for-profit | 757 students
Erskine provides an outstanding Christian liberal arts education to all students to prepare them for responsible living,service, and ministry in both church and society. Christian commitment blends with academic excellence in a way which isneither artificial nor contrived. The college has a strong belief in academic freedom, provides incentive for criticalthinking and investigation, and attempts to model a true picture of servant leadership.

School Overview:

Erskine College
CountyAbbeville County, SC
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
64 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment757 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
569 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
188 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
534 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
223 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
16%6%
% White
84%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,790$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,790$24,744
 
Percent Admitted66%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)440-565450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-570460-573
ACT English (25-75%)18-2419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • Through its curriculum, Erskine offers a broadly based education combining work in diversedisciplines, proficiency in basic skills, fields of major concentration and elective courses. The College offers the Bachelorof Arts and the Bachelor of Science degrees. Erskine College has offered both degrees since the 1930s. The Bachelor of Artsdegree is offered for programs in the liberal arts and sciences. The Bachelor of Science degree is offered in certain appliedstudies or career-oriented programs and in specific programs in the natural sciences to prepare students for graduateschools.
  • Erskine College is located in Due West, a town of 1,200 residents located in historic AbbevilleCounty, South Carolina, an area rich in colonial, Revolutionary War, and Civil War History. The town and the college, with anumber of antebellum buildings, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. An annual spring festival brings alarge number of tourists to share in the cultural and historic heritage of the county.
  • Erskine’s spacious 85-acre campus provides classic and modern facilities. The signature towers of theErskine Building are complemented by a state-of-the-art science facility. Centrally located on the campus is the Bowie ArtsCenter, a modern 14,000-square foot museum and gallery. The Galloway Activities Center contains two gyms, racquetball courts,weight room, and athletic training facility. The Literary Societies, as old as college, are located on campus. Students eatat an award-winning cafeteria and campus cafés.
  • The college maintains sound and varied recreational and athletic programs. The college encouragessport activities among all students in a belief that participation in sport at the intercollegiate, intramural, orrecreational level aids in the overall personal development of the individual.
  • Erskine College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Collegesand School to award bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees. The teacher education programs of the college areapproved by the State Board of Education using the Standards of the National Association of State Directors of TeacherEducation and Certification (NASDTEC). Erskine is on the approved list of the American Association of University Women(AAUW).
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