|County||Richland County, SC|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|158 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,950 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||2,900 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||50 students||137 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
- The College is committed to providing instruction which leads to the baccalaureate degrees in the arts, sciences and professional areas. In addition, we are committed to providing continuing education that will lead to certificates and other special designations that may be useful for a career in the external environments.
- Benedict College is a place where "Learning to Be the Best: A Power for Good in the Twenty-First Century" characterizes its commitment to quality and continuous improvement in its role as one of the nation's premier historically Black Colleges.
- The Department of Public Relations coordinates the internal and external communication efforts of the College. The office is charged with the development and maintenance of a marketing program for the College and its units to be used on a local, state, regional and national level.
- BENEDICT COLLEGE was founded in 1870 on an 80-acre plantation in Columbia, South Carolina. Under the auspices of the American Baptist Home Mission Society, Mrs. Bathsheba A. Benedict of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, provided the amount of $13,000.00 to purchase the land to open Benedict Institute on December 12, 1870. This new school was established for the recently emancipated people of African descent.
- Benedict College is an equal opportunity educational institution. We seek geographic, international and racial diversity in our student body. We seek to instill in students a life-long commitment to self-development, commitment to being the best, and a desire for public service. Benedict College is an equal opportunity educational institution.
- Benedict College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award baccalaureate degrees. The College's Teacher Education Program is fully approved by the South Carolina Department of Education.
Benedict College Harambee Festival 2019
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