Voorhees College
Denmark, SC 29042


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 415
Religious affiliation Protestant Episcopal
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 537 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Voorhees College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,613 applications and 2,065 students were granted admission. Voorhees College is at the #77 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Voorhees College's tuition was $11,630 for all students regardless of residency (56.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Voorhees College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 85% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,830 (which is 9.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Voorhees College in 2016-2017, was 83, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,707 (which is 3.2% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Voorhees College has enrolled a total of 415 students (407 students full-time and 8 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 415 students, 21 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 93%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

White: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Asian: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Voorhees College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 16% 34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 16% 34
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 26
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 7% 14
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 7% 14
Social Sciences 4% 8
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 6
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0% 0
Education 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Voorhees College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Voorhees College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,100. Last year, out of the total 276 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 237 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 496 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 422 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,100 $24,100
Employment Rate 86% 85%
Total Graduates 276 496

Campus Location

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