Category Archives: Weekly College Snapshot

Taking a Gap Year

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By: Alima Mootoo A whole year without any schoolwork sounds like a dream to students, but is it really what they should do? The White House’s announcement that Malia Obama is taking a year off before going to Harvard University

Weekly College Snapshot: Benedict College

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source collegedata.com Benedict, founded in 1870, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 100-acre campus is located in Columbia. Web Site www.benedict.edu/ Institution Type Private Coeducational Yes Undergraduate Students 2,641    Women Not reported    Men Not reported Graduate Students

College Snapshot Week 11: Columbia College

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Columbia, founded in 1854, is a church-affiliated college for women. Its 33-acre campus is located on the north side of Columbia. Web Site www.columbiasc.edu/ Institution Type Private Coeducational No, women only Undergraduate Students 1,126    Women 969 (86.1%)    Men

College Snapshot Week 10: Winthrop University

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Winthrop is a public university. Founded in 1886 as a teacher training school for women, it adopted coeducation in 1974. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts. Its 418-acre

College Snapshot Week 8: Savannah College of Art and Design

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The Savannah College of Art and Design, founded in 1978, is a private college of the arts. Its campus is located in Savannah. Web Site www.scad.edu/ Institution Type Private Coeducational Yes Undergraduate Students 9,695    Women 6,336 (65.4%)    Men

College Snapshot: Francis Marion University

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compiled from: collegedata.com   Francis Marion is a public university. It was founded as a college in 1970 and gained university status in 1992. Its 309-acre rural campus is located seven miles east of Florence center. Web Site www.fmarion.edu/ Institution

College Snapshot: University of Tennessee

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a private college in 1794, it became the first campus of the University of Tennessee in 1879. UTK graduates finish college with less debt than students at most

College Snapshot 4: Morehouse College

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From collegedata.com Morehouse, founded in 1867, is a private, liberal arts, historically black, men’s college. Its 61-acre campus is located in downtown Atlanta. Web Site www.morehouse.edu/ Institution Type Private Coeducational No, men only Undergraduate Students 2,170    Women Not reported

College Snapshot 3: Coastal Carolina University

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Retrieved from: www.collegedata.com Coastal Carolina University  Coastal Carolina University, founded in 1954, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 244-acre campus is located in Conway, nine miles from Myrtle Beach. Web Site www.coastal.edu/ Institution Type Public Coeducational Yes Undergraduate Students 9,364

College Snapshot 2: Liberty University

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Information Compiled from www.collegedata.com Liberty, founded in 1971 by Dr. Jerry Falwell, is a church-affiliated university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Business and Government, Communications, Education, and Religion; and the Liberty Baptist