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Applying To SC State

Thank you for your interest in South Carolina State University! It is our desire to make the application process simple and convenient for you. Therefore, you may submit your application either by downloading the application or submitting it through our online process. Our staff is ready to serve and assist you throughout the admissions process, so don’t delay in applying to South Carolina State! As you make application to our university, we also want to encourage you to schedule a campus visit so we can show you our picturesque campus! We look forward to hearing from you today!

Step-by-Step Application Instructions

  1. Submit Undergraduate Application for Admission
    Students may either apply online  or with the paper application (PDF) .

    For Freshman Applicants

  2. Submit Non-Refundable Application Fee of $25.00.
    Online applications are processed only when accompanied by fee through credit
    Paper applications are processed only when accompanied by an official fee waiver form or money order.
  3. Submit Test Scores Electronically.

    Applicants must either submit the SAT (Code: 5618) through Collegeboard or the ACT (Code: 3876) through ACTstudent.org

  4. Submit Official High School Transcript With Senior Course Schedule.
    High schools must send transcripts through official mail or electronically through www.parchment.com.  Click here for coursework requirements.
  5. Submit One Recommendation Letter from a School Official.
  6. Submit Official College Transcripts. (For Transfer and Dual Enrollment Students)
  7. Application Deadlines:


    May 31


    October 31


    April 1

Applicant Forms

Change of Address Form (Use only if address has changed)
Certification of Support Form (International Students Only)
Transfer Student Supplemental Information Form (International Students Only)
Counselor Evaluation Form (Required With Official High School Transcript)

Contact Information:

Admissions, Recruitment & Scholarships
South Carolina State University
P.O. BOX 7127
300 College Street, NE
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001
(Phone) (803) 536-7186
(Fax) (803) 536-8990

For all Admissions Requests
email: admissions@scsu.edu