1998

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 61
Number of Buildings 88
Number of Beds 596
Sponsored Research $90,000,000+

 
 Library

Number of Bound Volumes 215,263
Number of Microform Titles 3088
Number of Journal Subscriptions 2,144
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 3485

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 1042
Number of Part-time Faculty 371
Number of Employees 8554

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 730 66 54
Graduate Studies 216 125 63
Health Professions Undergraduate 663 114 95
Graduate 627 299 229
Medicine 2321 189 137
Nursing Undergraduate 333 195 154
Graduate 156 117 71
Pharmacy 183 105 79
Total 5229 1210 882

Student Demographics

Number of In-state Students (Geographical Definition) 1,956
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 410
Student Retention*
93.3%
Geographic Origin of Student Body 46 states
Oldest Student (in years) 64
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 Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 81% $20,279
Graduate Studies 29% $9,922
Health Professions 59% $13,038
Medicine 83% $21,069
Nursing 62% $9,052
Pharmacy 79% $11,935
Total 65%

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (1998)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 209 147 52 8 180 21
Graduate Studies 242 131 111 11 190 41
Health Professions Undergraduate 179 61 118 10 154 15
Graduate 515 145 370 41 440 34
Medicine 578 345 233 82 447 49
Nursing Undergraduate 283 29 254 45 215 23
Graduate 134 11 123 8 119 7
Pharmacy 183 38 145 24 133 26
Non-Degree Seeking 43 6 37 15 26 2
Total 2369 971 1398 205 1,922 242
Enrollment Status (1998)
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 (1998)
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 (1998)
Bachelor Degrees 330
Master's Degrees 176
First Professional Degrees 208
Doctoral Degrees 20
Total 734
Results of Professional Examinations**
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 93.8
National Board: Part II 100
Health Professions Medical Technology 99
Cardiovascular Perfusion 100
Cytotechnology 100.0
Nurse Anesthestist 100
Occupational Therapy 96
Physical Therapy 83
Physician Assistant 92
Radiation Therapy (ARRT) 100
Medicine National Board: Part I 87.9
National Board: Part II 90
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 100
National Council Licensure 97
Pharmacy NABPLEX 97
*score not available at time of printing.
** -Most recent results are shown.