Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more. Located in Orangeburg, S.C., SC State was founded as a land grant college with a mission of providing education and service to the citizens of the state. In its first century, SC State was a leader in education and continues to lead the way into the next century.
Alma Mater of South Carolina State University by Robert S. Wilkinson and T. D. Phillips. Written in 1927.
The authority and responsibility for the governance of South Carolina State University is vested in the Board of Trustees, who elects, at its pleasure, the President of the University to whom it delegates authority and responsibility to carry out administrative duties.
Interesting facts and statistics about South Carolina State University that make it unique in South Carolina and as an historical black university.
Founded in 1896 as the state's sole public college for black youth, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY has played a key role in the education of African-Americans in the state and nation.
South Carolina State University is committed to providing affordable and accessible quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
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