Weekly College Snapshot

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This area will highlight a new college every week.  The Inkling Staff looks forward to showcasing exceptional colleges around the country.  Please click on the links below to see each college profile.

May 2016

Taking a Gap Year

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 has caused controversy across the nation. Some universities allow students to postpone their entry for

Read More February 2016

Weekly College Snapshot: Benedict College

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 Not reported ADMISSION Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult Overall Admission Rate Not reported Early Action Offered

Read More January 2016

College Snapshot Week 11: Columbia College

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 157 (13.9%) Graduate Students 101 ADMISSION Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult Overall Admission Rate 79% of

Read More November 2015

College Snapshot Week 10: Winthrop University

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 campus is located in Rock Hill, 20 miles south of Charlotte, N.C. Web Site www.winthrop.edu/

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College Snapshot Week 8: Savannah College of Art and Design

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 3,359 (34.6%) Graduate Students 2,278 ADMISSION Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult Overall Admission Rate 66% of

Read More October 2015

College Snapshot: Francis Marion University

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 Type Public Coeducational Yes Undergraduate Students 3,605    Women 2,492 (69.1%)    Men 1,113 (30.9%)

Read More October 2015

College Snapshot: University of Tennessee

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 national universities, based on a recent survey by “U.S. News and World Report.” Programs are

Read More October 2015

College Snapshot 4: Morehouse College

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    Men 2,166 (99.8%) Graduate Students 0 ADMISSION Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult Overall Admission Rate

Read More October 2015

College Snapshot 3: Coastal Carolina University

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    Women 5,079 (54.2%)    Men 4,285 (45.8%) Graduate Students 612 ADMISSION Entrance Difficulty Moderately

Read More September 2015

College Snapshot 2: Liberty University

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 Theological Seminary. Its 160-acre campus is located in Lynchburg, in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Web

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