Presbyterian College (PC)

503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC

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Presbyterian College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Clinton, SC, which is a predominantly rural area. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Nearly 1,300 students enroll at Presbyterian College per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • History
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. The majority of students accepted to this school achieve an SAT score within the range of 1008 - 1223, or an ACT composite score between 21 - 27. Roughly 70% of all students that applied were admitted at Presbyterian College, with 36% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found at

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $34,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for a cost of $4,700 for the year. Students attending Presbyterian College may qualify for aid which is typically grants and loans.

The Presbyterian College Blue Hose participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates Presbyterian College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Presbyterian College is around 1,400 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 19% enrolling as graduate students and 77% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $33,000-$40,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,400 to $1,700 per unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$28,806
Receiving Student Loans63%$6,797

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Presbyterian College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Presbyterian College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 68%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years60%
Graduating in 5 Years8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2008)
  • Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (since 2010)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2001)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Presbyterian College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Big South Conference)
  • Basketball (Big South Conference)
  • Football (Big South Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Presbyterian College for official up-to-date information.

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