|University Motto||Knowledge, Duty, Honor|
|President||Mr. James Clark|
|Year of establishment||March 4, 1896|
|Address||300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC 29115|
|City||Orangeburg, South Carolina|
South Carolina State University
South Carolina State University (often referred to as SCSU or SC State) is a historically black university located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. It is the only state funded, historically black land-grant institution in South Carolina, is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
South Carolina State is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The university was placed on probation in June 2014 for failing to meet the accreditor's standards "concerning governing board conflicts of interest and board/administration structure, as well as financial stability and controls".
In June 2015, the SACS decided to allow the college to retain its accreditation, but kept them on probation for another year. In June 2016, SACSCOC decided to remove the college from probation and retain full accreditation with no sanctions.
The school's campus size is 160 acres (65 ha), with an additional 267 acres (108 ha) at Camp Harry Daniels in Elloree, South Carolina. Three buildings, Lowman Hall, Hodge Hall, and Dukes Gymnasium are included in the South Carolina State College Historic District, and separately listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Since 1896, South Carolina State University has maintained a legacy of excellence in education. We have been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology and more.
Located in Orangeburg, S.C., SC State was founded as a land grant college with a mission of providing education and service to the citizens of the state. In its first century, SC State was a leader in education and continues to lead the way into the next century.
South Carolina State University is committed to providing affordable and accessible quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Founded in 1896 as the state's sole public college for black youth, South Carolina State University has played a key role in the education of African-Americans in the state and nation.
The South Carolina State University is a Public university located in Orangeburg.
The South Carolina State University was founded in March 4, 1896.
The current president of South Carolina State University is Mr. James Clark.