Clinton College

Tel: (803)327-7402
185 students
Private not-for-profit
Clinton Junior College is a historically black, private two year institution with a strong Liberal Arts tradition. The College was founded in 1894 by The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church to meet the needs of descendents of slaves who did not have access to higher education. Today, the doors of the institution are open to all, those who have achieved academically and to those who have yet to reach their full potential. In keeping with its rich tradition, the College continues to provide a learning milieu for students to promote academic achievement and positive moral and spiritual development. This environment fosters leadership qualities and encourages students to be good citizens who can contribute to a global society.
School Highlights:
Clinton College serves 185 students (97% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Clinton College is one of 2 community colleges within York County, SC.
The nearest community college is York Technical College (3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Clinton College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff
59 staff
Clinton College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 185 teachers has grown by 98% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
185 students
1,282 students
Clinton College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
22:1
Clinton College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
180 students
810 students
Clinton College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5 students
1,017 students
Clinton College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Clinton College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
100%
12%
Clinton College Black (2006-2013)
Clinton College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.00 0.53
Clinton College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,900 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,900 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,900 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,900 $10,294
Clinton College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 156 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Clinton College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,589 per year for in-state students and $8,916 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.