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Get to Know South Carolina State University

In 1896, South Carolina State University was founded with the mission to provide students in-state with a quality education at an affordable cost. Our history of excellence has carried over into the next century, as we currently serve over 3,100 students from all across the country and all over the globe.

We offer a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs and certificates that can lead you toward a successful career in your desired field. On top of that, we provide you with countless extracurricular activities and exciting on-campus events that enhance your college career and create life-long memories.

Got a few minutes? Learn more about what sets SC State apart, and why we're proud to call ourselves Bulldogs.

Fast Facts

Location: Orangeburg, South Carolina

Mascot: Bulldog

As a Bulldog, you will have the opportunity to choose from 17 different subject areas, comprising some 60 different majors. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in programs that are exclusive to SC State, like:

  • The only Bachelor of Science program in nuclear engineering in SC and at an HBCU.
    Master of Science degree in transportation and the only Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in agribusiness.
  • The only Doctor of Education degree in the state with a concentration in educational administration.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in physics with a concentration in Medical Physics.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity.
  • You'll learn from highly-experienced instructors who often have years of field experience under their belts, and in programs that are nationally accredited.
  • SC State holds a top 10 ranking for most enrolled ROTC cadets (No. 1 HBCU), and No. 1 ranking in social mobility for three years (2006, 2007, 2009) from Washington Monthly. SC State was also identified by Forbes Magazine as the exclusive HBCU for research in the state of South Carolina.