Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. The campus is located in Orangeburg, SC, 40 miles from the State Capitol at Columbia, 70 miles from Charleston, 140 miles from Myrtle Beach, and 80 miles from Hilton Head - all of which provide easy access to the Atlantic Ocean and other resort amenities. SC State has the only undergraduate environmental science field station in the nation, the only undergraduate degree program in nuclear engineering in South Carolina, and is the only university in South Carolina participating in President Barack Obama's Program (USAID) to provide textbooks and other learning materials to schools in Africa (Zanzibar, Tanzania). We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Notable alumni of SC State include James E. Clyburn, Majority Whip for the 111th Congress.
SC State campus is located at 300 College St. NE, Orangeburg SC 29117. The campus consists of approximately 107 buildings on 160 acres of land on its main campus in Orangeburg.
SC State University is a relatively small campus in the small town of Orangeburg, SC. There is a local bus service, however students use personal cars to commute around Orangeburg, and to major cities including the capital, Columbia and Charleston for shopping and other outings.
Available Tuition Payment Plans
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.
Programs of Study Open to NSE Students
For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for South Carolina State University.
This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.
For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
Full-year exchange Accepted
Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
Non-Native English Speakers
TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet