Clinton College

  • 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 193 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.

Top Placements

Clinton College places among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Clinton College(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty18 staff60 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Clinton College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Clinton College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 673% over five years.
Total Enrollment193 students1,554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:124:1
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# Full-Time Students193 students708 students
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# Part-Time Students8 students846 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
168260
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Black
67%
27%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
31%
7%
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Diversity Score0.450.65
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College Completion Rate
53%
15%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$17,700$28,900
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $5,320 is less than the state average of $11,507. The private state tuition has declined by 26% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$5,320$11,507
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,715$12,001
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,112$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Clinton College is York Technical College (3.1 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,094 per year for in-state students and $9,919 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,507 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.