South Carolina State University

United States of America

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South Carolina is a public university located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. The university was established in 1896. The campus has three buildings, Lowman Hall, Hodge Hall, and Dukes Gymnasium.  It is the only state funded, historically black land-grant institution in South Carolina, is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools(SACS).

The university comprises of 5 schools and colleges: College of Graduate and Professional Studies; College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences; College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technology; Honors College and School of Business. The most popular majors at South Carolina State University include Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General; Physical Education Teaching and Coaching; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; and Mass Communication/Media Studies. The university follows semester based academic calendar

The total student population at the university is more than 3,000 of which over 2,600 are enrolled in the undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 17:1 and the acceptance rate 87%.

South Carolina State University is the only university in South Carolina and only HBCU in the USA to offer a bachelor's degree in Nuclear Engineering. Currently the program operates through a partnership with North Carolina State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Notable Alumni: Armstrong Williams (American political commentator, entrepreneur, author of a nationally syndicated conservative newspaper column), Marion Motley (American Football fullback and linebacker who played for the Cleveland Browns)

 

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Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

This program s curriculum offers students professional job-oriented courses in print, broadcast, online journalism and web-based productions and designs. A key cause of students' high interest in this Program is its hands-on, professional skills oriented practicum and internship program. Students spend two full semesters working on student newspapers and magazines such as The Collegian, The State, Advocate, Plenum, and university wide organizations, like Sports Information Department, University PR and Marketing, 1890 Research, Student Affairs, SCSU Public radio WSSB, student media, TV facilities, etc. In addition, students complete one to two semesters of professional internships in off campus newspapers, magazines, online media, and radio-TV and PR agencies. In the last two years, 21students from the Program have completed their professional internships in different local and national media outlets and agencies in Orangeburg, Columbia, Charleston, Rock Hill/Charlotte, Atlanta, Chicago, Newark, and New York.

Official high school transcript and class rank or GED certificate, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Math (340-420), Critical reading (340-420), ACT Composite (14-17), Average GPA 2.79h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant s native language is not English.

Vice President (VP), Public Relations, Executive Producer, Global Marketing Manager, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Group Account Director , Social Media Director, Marketing Consultant.

1st Jun

English

The curriculum of the drama permits the student to develop an emphasis in general theatre studies. The program stresses the effective development of expressive skills, both oral and written. In cooperation with the Department of Education, an opportunity for teacher certification is provided. The curriculum is designed to provide through the study of theatre history, design, performance, and production.

Official high school transcript and class rank or GED certificate, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Math (340-420), Critical reading (340-420), ACT Composite (14-17), Average GPA 2.79h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant s native language is not English.

Actors, writers, directors, technicians, managers and arts administrators.

1st Jun

English

To promote success all drama candidates must perform proficient in script writing through improvising, writing, and refining scripts based on personal experience and heritage imagination, literature, and history by acting. To support all drama candidates performances, analysis, critiquing, and constructing meanings from informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions are essential to analyzing the role of theatre in the past and present.

Official high school transcript and class rank or GED certificate, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Math (340-420), Critical reading (340-420), ACT Composite (14-17), Average GPA 2.79h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant s native language is not English.

Self-Enrichment Teacher, Drama teacher

1st Jun

English

The curriculum in Drama Education includes teaching specialization as follows: Theatre Management and Community Drama, Elements of Acting, Stagecraft; Indroduction to Theatre, Stage Lighting, Stage Makeup, Direction of Plays, History of Costume and Design, Children s Theatre and Creative Drama, Black Drama, History of the Theatre, Shakespeare, and Public Speaking.Drama Education majors also include in these Professional Education courses in their schedules: Introduction to Education; Principles of Learning; History and Philosophy of Education; Generic Methods; Advanced Methods; Teaching Reading in the Content Area; Introduction to Exceptional Children; and Professional Clinical Experiences.

Official high school transcript and class rank or GED certificate, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Math (340-420), Critical reading (340-420), ACT Composite (14-17), Average GPA 2.79h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant s native language is not English.

Drama teacher

1st Jun

English

The curriculum of the drama component leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree, and permits the student to develop an emphasis in general theatre studies. The program stresses the effective development of expressive skills, both oral and written. In cooperation with the Department of Education, an opportunity for teacher certification is provided. The curriculum is designed to provide through the study of theatre history, design, performance, and production: 1) a liberal arts education in theatre; 2) preparation for graduate study; 3) teacher certification; and 4) preparation for opportunities in the performing arts.

Official high school transcript and class rank or GED certificate, Letter of recommendation, Typical SAT scores: Math (340-420), Critical reading (340-420), ACT Composite (14-17), Average GPA 2.79h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant s native language is not English.

Elementary, Special education or secondary school teachers, Youth Counsellor, Arts administrators, Theatre for young audiences performers, Theatre for social action practitioner, Theatre education coordinator, Community youth arts leader, Entrepreneurial possibilities

1st Jun

a) University online application

b) $25 application fee

c) Official high school transcript and class rank or GED certificate.

d) Letter of recommendation

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Math (340-420), Critical reading (340-420), ACT Composite (14-17)

g) Average GPA 2.79

h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

i) Acceptance rate: 84.5% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $10740.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at South Carolina State University is $9890 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-June 1, Spring-October 31, Summer-April 1

Graduate: Fall- June 15, Spring- November 1, Summer- April 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

2905

Students

2530

Undergraduates

375

Postgraduate

95
%

Acceptance Rate

$
10740

Tuition Fees

$
9890

Living Cost

$
2000

Other Fees

2

Avg. GPA

38
%

Avg. Percentage

1280

Avg. SAT

28

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD