Benedict College Welcomes Over 750 New Students to the Tiger Pride
Reduced tuition and increased admissions standards position Benedict College as the school of choice in South Carolina
The start of the new academic year at [UNCF-member institution] Benedict College will include the addition of over 700 new students. The Eye of the Tiger Freshman and New Student Orientation activities, welcomed new students from 29 states and territories in the domestic U.S, including Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, and five countries including Colombia, England, Ethiopia, and South Africa.
“I applaud the efforts of the staff and faculty of who are committed to demonstrating the BEST of BC in all that we do. This new cohort is one example of their excellent work, said Dr. Roslyn C. Artis, President and CEO. “In the past year, we engaged our campus and the community in our efforts to formulate a competitive, yet, affordable tuition price, partnered with industry to align our academic programs to ensure consistency with industry expectations, and completed a strategic planning process that emphasizes customer service, technology innovation and increased academic standards, including in our student admissions. We are not only excited about the future of our new students at Benedict, but also for our returning students who play a key role in the great things happening at BC!” >> Read More
Did you know?
- Benedict College generates $130 million in total economic impact for its local and regional economies.
- Benedict College over the last 20 years added an average of 312 college graduates to the United States each year
- A Benedict College graduate working full time throughout his or her working life can expect to earn $1.1 million in additional income due to a college credential