Office of Admissions and Recruitment

Department Contact

1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
Office Hours 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thank you for taking the time to browse Benedict College’s website and the Admissions and Recruitment webpage. Benedict College gives serious consideration to every applicant who has met his/her state requirements for a high school diploma or GED and who is committed to taking full advantage of the opportunities the College provides him/her to obtain a college education. Our mission is to help make the process of enrolling at Benedict College simple and to treat each application with respect and dignity. Students completing an application for admissions must follow the instructions below:

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Minimal High School GPA


Average SAT Score

Your future won't wait. Confirm your enrollment today.

Despite the current uncertainty in our nation, Benedict College remains committed to welcoming YOU to the Tiger Family in August! Why? Because a crisis cannot change the legacy of excellence, compassion and courage that makes a Benedict College Tiger!

Complete your path to Benedict College:

First Steps

First Steps

If you need an extension on a payment, please email on or before May 1, 2021. Institutional Scholarships are limited. Priority will be given to new or transfer students who have completed the following: FAFSA from, intent to enroll form, and paid Admission and/or Room Deposit fees on or before May 1, 2021.

Admission Process

Intent to Enroll (August 2021)

It is very important that you submit your fees to secure your space for August 2021.

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Start Your Application

The Admissions Committee gives serious consideration to domestic and international students.

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BC Campus Virtual Tour

Get acquainted to the beautiful campus of Benedict College.  Walk the campus using our virtual tour.

Come Visit

Transcripts and SAT/ACT Scores

To complete your application process, each applicate must submit a copy of their transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.


Student Health Record Examination

Each applicant is required to complete a health record examination form and submit it to Health Services.

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Admission Payments

Applications will not be process until your payment has been processed and posted to your account.

Make A Payment

Financial Aid

Contact our Financial Aid to research your options for support.
Financial Aid School Code: 003420

Student Housing

Start the process of find your new home away from home. Contact our Housing Department to apply.

International Students

We welcome students from all over the world. Our counselors are available to help get through the entire process.

Summer Bridge Program

Enrollment in our program will offer you a pathway to full admission status for the Fall semester.

Meet Our Recruiters

Our trained recruiters are available to help you transition into college life.

Need Assistance?

We are here to help you navigate through the enrollment process. Contact the Admission Office for assistance.

Admission FAQs

Yes, we are still accepting applications.  APPLY HERE

Yes, currently we are waiving application fees.

Currently, May 1, 2021 is the current extension for enrollment fees.  Arrangements can be made.

You may email the financial aid office at  Please allow 24-48 hours for a response.

Yes, we are waiving SAT/ACT test requirements is a student has been impacted by COVID-19.

Yes, as of April 1st, Institutional scholarships are limited to the Tiger Scholarship and Golden Opportunity Award and must be accepted by May 1, 2021.

Yes, click HERE to take a virtual tour of Benedict College.

Yes. Click here to view our Admissions brochure.

Benedict College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Benedict College.  Eight (8) of our programs/majors are nationally accredited. Our faculty and staff strive to enrich our students’ lives and help enhance their personal and professional growth. We prepare our students to engage in public service, internships, and study abroad programs.

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