The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Orangeburg enrolled 2,129 students in fall 2017, including 2,038 in undergraduate and 91 in graduate programs, data shows. 4 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
85 percent of undergraduates are residents of South Carolina, and 14 percent are residents of other states. 1 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as Black or African American (91 percent) and American Indian or Alaska Native (2 percent).
The school admitted 41 percent of the 9,767 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 13 percent enrolled.