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1997 Fact Card

Campus

Campus Size (in acres)61
Number of Buildings84
Number of Beds596
Sponsored Research$69,000,000+

Library

Number of Bound Volumes223,983
Number of Microform Titles3088
Number of Journal Subscriptions2,169
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes3552

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty899
Number of Part-time Faculty426
Number of Employees7797

Applicant Information

CollegeLevelApplicationsAdmissionsEnrolled
Dental Medicine 7576555
     
Graduate Studies 27912170
Health ProfessionsUndergraduate44610191
 Graduate763291233
Medicine 2517187142
     
NursingUndergraduate374212153
 Graduate1449774
Pharmacy 2128561
Total 54921159879

Student Demographics

 
Number of In-state Students (Geographical Definition)1895
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition)474
Student Retention*
81.85%
Geographic Origin of Student Body47 states
Oldest Student (in years)62
Youngest Student (in years)18
*-Retention of students after six years representing (in most cases) 150% of traditional completion time.

 

Student Financial Aid

CollegeStudent Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine83%$20,135
Graduate Studies24%$9,168
Health Professions59%$12,264
Medicine77%$19,982
Nursing57%$8,317
Pharmacy71%$10,423
Total62%

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (1997)
CollegeLevelHeadcountMalesFemalesAfrican-
American
CaucasianOther/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 20415450817818
        
Graduate Studies 252140112719946
Health ProfessionsUndergraduate20980129131879
 Graduate4021182842534136
Medicine 5843462388444654
        
NursingUndergraduate283302533721531
 Graduate14212130612610
Pharmacy 181461351813924
Non-Degree Seeking 112456779114
Total 236997113982051,922242
Enrollment Status (1997)
StatusHeadcountMalesFemalesAfrican-
American
CaucasianOther/
Unknown
Race
Full-time194685110951651587194
Part-time4231203034033548
Total23699711,3982051922242
Citizenship (1997)
StatusHeadcountMalesFemalesAfrican-
American
CaucasianOther/
Unknown
Race
United States22629111,3512021885175
International81414031761
Not Stated261970206
Total236997113982051922242

 

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (1997)
Bachelor Degrees335
Master's Degrees141
First Professional Degrees198
Doctoral Degrees29
Total703
 
Results of Professional Examinations**
CollegeExam TitleMUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental MedicineNational Board: Part I93.3
 National Board: Part II89.4
Health ProfessionsMedical Technology100
 Cardiovascular Perfusion100
 Cytotechnology100.0
 Nurse Anesthestist100
 Occupational Therapy100
 Physical Therapy84.7
 Physician Assistant86
 Radiation Therapy (ARRT)87.5
MedicineNational Board: Part I91.2
 National Board: Part II92.1
NursingCertified Nurse Midwife100
 National Council Licensure97
   
   
   
   
   
   
PharmacyNABPLEX97
 *score not available at time of printing.
** -Most recent results are shown.

 

 

 

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MSC 203
Charleston, SC 29425-2030
843-792-3281
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