South Carolina State University



Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education.


A number of programs are offered at the master’s level in teaching, human services and agribusiness, and the educational specialist and doctorate programs are offered in educational administration.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

The Division of Student Affairs mission is to create a community of learning that facilitates growth and discovery while fostering students’ holistic development. This is accomplished by offering quality programs, activities and resources that enrich the overall student experience and promote civic and global responsibility through leadership and service.

Housing services

Residence Life and Housing Mission: to cultivate a living and learning community that is conducive to a students' holistic development while advocating integrity and academic achievement.

Library services

The Miller F. Whittaker Library at SC State University has joined forces with several other academic libraries from South Carolina’s public and private colleges and universities and the S.C. State Library to provide quicker access to more than four million books and other educational materials as a member of South Carolina’s virtual academic library, PASCAL Delivers.

ICT services

ITS first level of support for service requests for SC State University faculty, staff, and students. 

Medical services

Brooks Health Center, within the Division of Student Affairs mission is to contribute to the holistic educational experience of students at SC State by ensuring they have access to quality affordable episodic and preventive health care as well as to provide activities and programs which will promote healthy lifestyle behavior and wellness.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Intramural Sports’ mission is to provide activities and programs that enhance wellness, fitness and healthy lifestyles of students, and faculty/staff at SC State University.

The Intramural Sports Program is one of the largest co-curricular activity programs that complement the formal academic curriculum. It offers extensive opportunities to currently enrolled South Carolina State University (SCSU) students, faculty, staff and their spouses/partners to engage in a number of competitive and structured activities each year.

Student clubs

The Office of Student Life and Leadership seeks to complement the academic program of studies, promote a sense of community and enhance the collegiate experience of students through the coordination of social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, spiritual and governance programs


South Carolina State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees.

Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States


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