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South Carolina State University

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Orangeburg, SC

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South Carolina State University

Overview

South Carolina State University / Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is located in Orangeburg, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutritional sciences
Master of Science (MS) Individual and family development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT, or NTE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
13
Accepted
9
Enrolled
93%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, or NTE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 100%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 4
Male (1)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 300 College Street Northeast
Orangeburg, SC  29117-0001
United States
Contact Dr. William H. Whitaker
Chair, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Email: wwhitak3@scsu.edu
Phone: 803-536-8958
Fax: 803-533-3268