Claflin University - Master's Degree

Claflin University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. The university is about 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Columbia. Claflin University is a comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

  • Average Tuition USD 37,024

School Description

Claflin University was founded in 1869 and named in honor of Lee Claflin, a prominent Methodist layman from Boston, and his son William Claflin, then governor of Massachusetts. With “the only admission requirements for prospective students being the possession of good moral character and a conscientious desire to learn,” Claflin University offered, for the first time in South Carolina, quality higher education for men and women “regardless of race, complexion, or religious opinion.”

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50


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    Established in 1869


    Claflin boasts four academic schools encompassing a wide array of disciplines and offers 35 undergraduate majors and two graduate degrees including the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Biotechnology.

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    400 Magnolia St, Orangeburg, SC 29115, United States

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      • Testimony
        2008-2012, B.A., Politics and Justice Studies

        Attending Claflin was one of the best decisions I ever made. The faculty is supportive and genuinely cares about students. They push you to succeed and equip you with the necessary tools to succeed anywhere in the world.

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        , Bachelor of Science (BS), Sales/Marketing

        Claflin University, recognized as a nationally ranked liberal arts institution by U.S. News and World Report, has positioned itself as a leading teaching and research institution of higher learning. Students who go to Claflin are met with exciting and challenging opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Claflin is a nationally accredited programs, dynamic faculty and state-of-the-art facilities infuse our campus with a unique intellectual character that is unparalleled.

      • Testimony
        1970-1974, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

        I enjoyed the closely knitted atmosphere among faculty, staff, students, and the community. Claflin was my home away from home. The food was delicious and the dormitory environment reminded me of my personal family, community, and home.