||A Power for Good in Society
|Year of establishment
||1600 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29204
||Columbia, South Carolina
Benedict College is a historically black, liberal arts college located in Columbia, South Carolina. Founded in 1870 by northern Baptists, it was originally a teachers' college. It has since expanded into a four-year college.
Benedict College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees.
The Teacher Education Program is fully approved by the South Carolina Department of Education and the Program in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Environmental Health Science Program is fully accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC).
Benedict College was founded in 1870, is a private, co-educational liberal arts institution located in Columbia, SC. Benedict College was recently ranked for the third consecutive year one of the top baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly for creating social mobility among low-income students, producing cutting edge scholarship and research.
Benedict College will be a full opportunity college with high quality programs of teaching, research, and public service. Ours programs will provide our students and community with the knowledge, skills, understandings, and values required to empower them to be a power for good in society and to create a better world.
We seek geographic, international, and racial diversity in our student body while continuing to facilitate the empowerment, enhancement, and full participation of African Americans in a global society and to maintain our historic affiliation with the Baptist Church.
The Benedict College is a Private university located in Columbia.
The Benedict College was founded in 1870.
The current president of Benedict College is David Swinton.