1997

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 61
Number of Buildings 84
Number of Beds 596
Sponsored Research $69,000,000+

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 223,983
Number of Microform Titles 3088
Number of Journal Subscriptions 2,169
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 3552

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 899
Number of Part-time Faculty 426
Number of Employees 7797

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 757 65 55
Graduate Studies 279 121 70
Health Professions Undergraduate 446 101 91
Graduate 763 291 233
Medicine 2517 187 142
Nursing Undergraduate 374 212 153
Graduate 144 97 74
Pharmacy 212 85 61
Total 5492 1159 879

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 Body 47 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

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 83% $20,135
Graduate Studies 24% $9,168
Health Professions 59% $12,264
Medicine 77% $19,982
Nursing 57% $8,317
Pharmacy 71% $10,423
Total 62%

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (1997)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 204 154 50 8 178 18
Graduate Studies 252 140 112 7 199 46
Health Professions Undergraduate 209 80 129 13 187 9
Graduate 402 118 284 25 341 36
Medicine 584 346 238 84 446 54
Nursing Undergraduate 283 30 253 37 215 31
Graduate 142 12 130 6 126 10
Pharmacy 181 46 135 18 139 24
Non-Degree Seeking 112 45 67 7 91 14
Total 2369 971 1398 205 1,922 242
Enrollment Status (1997)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
Full-time 1946 851 1095 165 1587 194
Part-time 423 120 303 40 335 48
Total 2369 971 1,398 205 1922 242
Citizenship (1997)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
United States 2262 911 1,351 202 1885 175
International 81 41 40 3 17 61
Not Stated 26 19 7 0 20 6
Total 2369 971 1398 205 1922 242

 

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (1997)
Bachelor Degrees 335
Master's Degrees 141
First Professional Degrees 198
Doctoral Degrees 29
Total 703
Results of Professional Examinations**
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 93.3
National Board: Part II 89.4
Health Professions Medical Technology 100
Cardiovascular Perfusion 100
Cytotechnology 100.0
Nurse Anesthestist 100
Occupational Therapy 100
Physical Therapy 84.7
Physician Assistant 86
Radiation Therapy (ARRT) 87.5
Medicine National Board: Part I 91.2
National Board: Part II 92.1
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 100
National Council Licensure 97
Pharmacy NABPLEX 97
*score not available at time of printing.
** -Most recent results are shown.