1996

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 55
Number of Buildings 81
Number of Beds 596
Sponsored Research $87,000,000

 

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 212,502
Number of Microform Titles 3087
Number of Journal Subscriptions 2,450
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 6572

 

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 982
Number of Part-time Faculty 1,080
Number of Employees 7,453

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 726 68 51
Graduate Studies 263 139 70
Health Professions Undergraduate 1078 225 186
Graduate 162 122 68
Medicine 3183 182 147
Nursing Undergraduate 336 193 94
Graduate 116 89 53
Pharmacy Undergraduate 249 81 59
Graduate 50 28 21
Total 6163 1127 749

Student Demographics

Number of In-state Students (Geographical Definition) 1,859
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 406
Student Retention* 80%
Geographic Origin of Student Body 35 states
Oldest Student (in years) 61
Youngest Student (in years) 19
*-Retention of students after six years representing (in most cases) 150% of traditional completion time.

Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving an Award*
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 82% $18,924
Graduate Studies 23% $9,026
Health Professions 58% $11,928
Medicine 79% $18,828
Nursing 43% $9,258
Pharmacy 71% $10,170
Total 59%
*-College Specific

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (1996)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 197 154 43 8 176 11
Graduate Studies 251 140 111 7 191 15
Health Professions Undergraduate 341 115 226 21 306 6
Graduate 211 70 141 13 181 17
Medicine 583 353 230 80 440 50
Nursing Undergraduate 283 43 240 24 229 12
Graduate 137 8 129 4 127 1
Pharmacy Undergraduate 171 53 118 15 139 15
Graduate 41 9 32 2 36 1
Non-Degree Seeking 50 24 26 2 35 1
Total 2265 969 1296 176 1,860 112
Enrollment Status (1996)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
Full-time 1926 884 1042
Part-time 339 85 254
Total 2265 969 1,296 176 1860 112
Citizenship (1996)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
United States 2148 906 1,242
International 58 35 23
Not Stated 59 28 31
Total 2265 969 1296 176 1860 112

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (1996)
Bachelor Degrees 393
Master's Degrees 149
First Professional Degrees 185
Doctoral Degrees 23
Total 750
Results of Professional Examinations**
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 93
National Board: Part II 91
Health Professions Medical Technology 100
Cardiovascular Perfusion 90
Cytotechnology 100.0
Nurse Anesthestist 100
Occupational Therapy 97
Physical Therapy 100
Radiation Therapy (ARRT) 100
Medicine National Board: Part I 96
National Board: Part II 95
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 100
National Council Licensure 98
Pharmacy NABPLEX 93
*score not available at time of printing.
** -Most recent results are shown.