Voorhees College is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Denmark, South Carolina. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The Protestant Episcopal Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, around 800 students, offers students a more hands on education due to the number of students per class and easier access to professors and faculty.
A list of some of the popular programs are:
- Business Administration
- Law and Justice Administration
Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. 51% of those who apply are accepted to Voorhees College, of which 6% choose to attend.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $12,000 per year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's tuition calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. Student housing is available for students and costs approximately $4,000 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for Voorhees College is the "Tigers", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NAIA. Athletic programs offered include:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
Students who wish to learn more about this school may check out their website at http://www.voorhees.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Voorhees College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Voorhees College is about 430. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 24% graduate 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
- The estimated tuition range is around $12,000-$14,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $480 to $580 per unit
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$10,635|
|Receiving Student Loans||77%||$7,052|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Voorhees College may provide services to students like:
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of Voorhees College is around 33%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||20%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
Voorhees College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (369)
- Basketball (369)
- Track and Field (369)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Voorhees College by clicking the request information to the right.
(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
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Voorhees College.
- University of South Carolina - Beaufort in Bluffton, SC (70 miles away)
- Gordon College in Barnesville, GA (176 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
- Browse through our complete list of colleges in South Carolina
- Compare other South Carolina private colleges
- Browse our detailed list of Bible & Christian Colleges in South Carolina
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 Voorhees College for official up-to-date information.