• 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 119 students (86% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Private-state tuition: $5,320
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 216% over five years.
Clinton College
(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
57 staff
142 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Clinton College has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has decreased from 3:1 over five years.
The Clinton College diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
119 students
1,925 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
102 students
646 students
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# Part-Time Students
17 students
1,167 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
156 students
359 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
102 students
646 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
17 students
1,317 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
146 students
260 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
n/a
5%
% Black
59%
24%
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% White
n/a
62%
% Two or more races
7%
4%
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% Unknown races
30%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.65
0.55
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
53%
14%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Clinton College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of SC by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.52%
2.47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$17,700
$28,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $5,320 is less than the state average of $10,258. The private state tuition has declined by 33% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$5,320
$10,258
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
95%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$24,637
$11,729
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
430
SAT Math
n/a
458
SAT Writing
n/a
413
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
6
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Private-state tuition: $5,320
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,692 per year for in-state students and $10,568 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,258 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is University of South Carolina-Sumter. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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