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Presbyterian College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Presbyterian College

Presbyterian College

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Presbyterian College Description:

Presbyterian College is a private liberal arts college located in Clinton, South Carolina, a college town situated 30 minutes from Spartanburg and Greenville. As the name suggests, the school is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Students come from 29 states and 7 countries. Presbyterian College students can expect a lot of personal attention -- the school has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 14. Students can choose from 34 majors, 47 minors, and 50 clubs and organizations. PC earns high marks for its value and ability to foster community service. In athletics, the PC Blue Hose (what's a Blue Hose?) compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. Presbyterian College is one of the smallest Division I schools in the country.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,403 (1,172 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 98% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $32,680
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,750
  • Other Expenses: $2,500
  • Total Cost: $45,130

Presbyterian College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $28,959
    • Loans: $5,469

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, English, History, Psychology, Religion

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 29%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Presbyterian College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.presby.edu/about/traditions-mission/

"The compelling purpose of Presbyterian College, as a church-related college, is to develop within the framework of Christian faith the mental, physical, moral, and spiritual capacities of each student in preparation for a lifetime of personal and vocational fulfillment and responsible contribution to our democratic society and the world community."

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