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Aiken Technical College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina

Description

Aiken Technical College is a public, open-door, comprehensive two-year institution offering associate's degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 80 areas. Many of the credits earned at ATC transfer to other South Carolina colleges.

Full-time tuition for Aiken County residents is approximately half the cost of tuition at area four-year colleges. Residents of surrounding counties in South Carolina and Georgia pay only a nominal, additional tuition fee. A variety of financial aid options, including S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance, make a quality education at ATC very affordable.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2704

Undergraduate Students: 2704
Faculty: 57

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 47:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 47:1

Contact Information

Address:
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville South Carolina 29829

Website: http://www.atc.edu

Main Email: sommersl@atc.edu

Main Phone: 803-593-9954

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Christina Dunn
Transcript Evaluator, Admissions and Records
dunnc@atc.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Kathryn Fowler
Transfer Counselor, Counseling Services
fowlerk@atc.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Dawn Butts
Registrar, Admissions and Records
buttsd@atc.edu

Athletics Contact:
Dr. James A. Schmidt
Vice President of Student Services, Student Services
803-593-9954, ext. 1249
schmidtj@atc.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
None

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
C or better

Credits (Min/Max):
Maximum of 75% of program requirements

Test Scores for Applying:
Verbal=480 Math=440

Letters of Recommendation Required:
No

Essay(s) required:
No

Application Fee:
None

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.atc.edu

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: 2008

Costs

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Special Programs

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Allen University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina

Description

Allen University opened its doors in 1870 to provide educational opportunities for newly freed slaves. Our roots are grounded in the belief that men and women who are prepared are better citizens and can make a greater contribution to society. Today, Allen continues its legacy of providing relevant training in a close-knit, nurturing environment that prepares men and women for life and careers. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) as a whole have made a tremendous contribution to higher education in producing the majority of African American professionals in our nation's workforce. Many of our faculty and staff share similar experiences and a commitment to providing a sound academic and social environment for students.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 725
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 725
Faculty: 32

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

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Graduation and Retention Information

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Contact Information

Address:
1530 Harden Street
Columbia South Carolina 29204

Website: http://www.allenuniversity.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 803-254-4416

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Dwan Young
1-877-625-5368
admissions@allenuniversity.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer students with a grade point average of less than a 2.0 will be admitted on academic probation.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Allen does not publish a minimum requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
Transfer students who have accumulated more than 30 hours of transferable credit at the time of the admission decision and have been in good academic, financial, and disciplinary standing at the institution they most recently attended are considered.

Test Scores for Applying:
If applying for academic and/or athletic scholarships, SAT or ACT test scores are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Recommendation documentation is required only for students who fall below a 2.0 GPA. We provide recommendation forms; however, we accept letters, emails, and other written communication that serves as a form of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Allen does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay, nor do they ask for one with your application.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.allenuniversity.edu/Dnnweb4/Portals/1/Allen%20University%20Application%202007.pdf

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

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Financial Aid

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Central Carolina Technical College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina

Description

Central Carolina Technical College is a comprehensive, public, two-year institution of higher education that is dedicated to fostering a positive environment of teaching and learning for faculty, staff, and students. The College serves primarily the region of Clarendon, Lee, Kershaw, and Sumter counties in South Carolina and confers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3206

Undergraduate Students: 3206
Faculty: 81

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 40:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 40:1

Contact Information

Address:
506 N Guignard Dr
Sumter South Carolina 29150

Website: http://www.cctech.edu

Main Email: admissions@cctech.edu

Main Phone: 803-778-1961

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Carol Briley
Department Chair-English/Academic Program Manager-Associate in Arts, Academic Affairs/English
(803) 778-6667
brileycc@cctech.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Cheryl Davids
Department Chair-Mathematics/Academic Program Manager-Associate in Science, Academic Affairs/Math
(803) 778-6632
davidscb@cctech.edu

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
None

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Not Required

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not Required

Essay(s) required:
Not Required

Application Fee:
None

Other Requirements:
Central Carolina Technical College is an "open door" institution serving the educational needs of all who can benefit from its courses and programs. For more information: http://www.cctech.edu/admissions.htm.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.cctech.edu/admissions/3604.htm

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:
CCTC had 80 full time and 69 part time transfers to other SC postsecondary institutions as of Fall 2007.

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Financial Aid is available to all eligible students regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, or disability. Most students have more than one financial aid option available. Feel free to contact the Financial Aid office at (803) 778-7831.

Special Programs

The University Transfer Programs, specifically designed for a student whose goal is a baccalaureate degree, enable the student to complete the first two years of college or university work in an affordable, flexible, close-to-home environment.

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Charleston Southern University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: South Carolina

Description

Charleston Southern University's 300-acre campus sits on a former rice and indigo plantation in North Charleston, South Carolina. Historic Charleston and the Atlantic Ocean are nearby. Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, and the integration of faith with learning is central to the school's mission. The university has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and students can choose from over 30 Bachelor's degree programs (Business is most popular). High achieving students should look into the Honors Programs; perks include priority registration, smaller classes and special access to social and cultural events. On the athletic front, the Charleston Southern Buccaneers compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Athletic Training, Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Psychology, Theatre

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3200
Total Grad Students: 432
Undergraduate Students: 2768
Faculty: 115

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1

Percent Male: 37%
Percent Female: 63%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 20%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 34%

Transfer-Out Rate
28

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
9200 University Boulevard
Charleston South Carolina 29410

Website: http://www.csuniv.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 843-863-7000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Matt Butler
(843) 863-7050
mbutler@csuniv.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Leslie Mitchell
Assistant Director, Admissions
(843) 863-7050
lmitchell@csuniv.edu

Athletics Contact:
Hank Small
Director, Athletics
(843) 863-7080
hsmall@csuniv.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
CSU has a minimum GPA requirement of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for transfer credit.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
CSU does not publish a minimum grade requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
A student can transfer up to 68 credit hours from a 2-year school, 89 credit hours from a 4-year school. No more than 30 elective credit hours will be accepted.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT or ACT scores must be sent directly to the Enrollment Services Office from the respective testing agency. Only official copies from the testing services will be considered.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
CSU does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
CSU does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
Online applications will not require an application fee if submitted between September 1 and December 31. After December 31, a $20.00 application fee will be required for online applications. There is a $40 paper application fee.

Other Requirements:
Confirmed English proficiency is required, if English is not your native language.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.applyweb.com/apply/chsu/menu.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 24
English 18 24
Math 18 24
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 440 545
Math 440 548
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 65%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -65%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1300

Other Expenses: 3100

Room and Board: 8000

Tuition and Fees: 20840

Total Cost: 33240

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer students may be eligible for a CSU Student Success Award ** based on a cumulative GPA from the most recent college attended with the most earned credits. To receive award, students must submit an application and college transcripts.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5604

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 73%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Clemson University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina

Description

Clemson University is a public university located in Clemson, South Carolina. The university is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along Lake Hartwell. The university's academic units are divided into five separate colleges. The College of Business and Behavioral Science and the College of Engineering and Science have the highest enrollments. In recent years, the university has been developing doctoral programs and pushing to break into the ranks of the top 20 public universities. On the athletic front, the Clemson Tigers compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Finance, Health Science, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Parks & Recreation Management, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 18317
Total Grad Students: 2858
Undergraduate Students: 15459
Faculty: 1144

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 54%
Percent Female: 46%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 50%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 77%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
105 Sikes Hall Box 345124
Clemson South Carolina 29634

Website: http://www.clemson.edu

Main Email: cuadmissions@clemson.edu

Main Phone: 864-656-2287

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Undergraduate Admissions
Transfer Counselor, Office of Admissions
864.656.2287
cuadmissions@clemson.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Undergraduate Admissions
Transfer Counselor, Office of Admissions
864-656-2287
cuadmissions@clemson.edu

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer students should have earned a cumulative grade point average of approximately 2.5 on a 4.0 scale(3.0 preferred). Majors such as architecture, visual arts, health science, nursing, general engineering, construction science, landscape architecture, performing arts, professional golf management, early childhood education, elementary education and secondary education social sciences have more selective standards. Please contact the admissions office for current requirements.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Graded at least one letter grade above minimum passing mark, usually a C or better.c Please see the transfer policy at:c http://www.clemson.edu/prospectivestudents/transfer/index.html

Credits (Min/Max):
To qualify for an undergraduate degree, a student must complete through instruction from Clemson a minimum of 37 of the last 43 credits presented for the degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are not required for transfer students who have at least 30 semester hours of transferable credit.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
International students are required to submit two letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is not required.

Application Fee:
$60.00, submitted with online application.

Other Requirements:
Freshman level math, science and English for your intended major is preferred.c A 3.0 GPA is required for some majors. For details about the transfer process go to www.clemson.edu/prospectivestudents/transfer/index.html

Fall Deadline:
1-Jul

Spring Deadline:
1-Dec

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.applyweb.com/apply/clemson/index.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 26 30
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 550 650
Math 590 680
Writing 540 640

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 2255

Transfers Accepted: 1461

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 5%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 60%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1090

Other Expenses: 6004

Room and Board: 7228

Tuition and Fees: 28462

Total Cost: 42784

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 12304

Total Cost – In-State: 26626

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Please do not delay in filling out the FAFSA if you are applying for financial aid. This can be done online and must submitted as close to January 1 as possible. The federal code is 003425 for submitting the FAFSA to Clemson. http://www.clemson.edu/fina

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7559

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 84%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 81%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 40%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information