2003

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 75
Number of Buildings 88
Number of Beds 596
Sponsored Research $150,000,000+

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 237,246
Number of Electronic Journals 1843
Number of Journal Subscriptions 1984
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 5836

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 931
Number of Part-time Faculty 261
Number of Employees 4,416

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 309 (498)* 60 55
DMSTP 2 0 0
Graduate Studies 280 122 74
Health Professions Undergraduate 91 57 48
Graduate 557 284 224
Medicine 784 (1496)* 193 138
MSTP 98 14 11
Nursing Undergraduate 368 154 110
Graduate 110 80 63
Pharmacy 329 100 80
Total 2928 (3829)* 1064 803
*Parenthesized data include applicants who indicated at the national filing level an interest in MUSC but ultimately did not file locally with the University. Use this figure in making comparisons with prior years' data.

Student Demographics

Number of In-state Students (Geographical Definition) 1,892
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 399
Geographic Origin of Student Body 42 states
Oldest Student (in years) 61
Youngest Student (in years) 16

Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 83% $29,015
Graduate Studies 21% $14,063
Health Professions 81% $18,646
Medicine 82% $28,301
Nursing 66% $12,509
Pharmacy 92% $19,875
Total 75%

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (2003)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 214 132 82 14 182 18
DMSTP 3 1 2 1 2 0
Graduate Studies 212 88 124 12 150 50
Health Professions Undergraduate 120 31 89 21 89 10
Graduate 493 125 368 30 420 43
Medicine 561 290 271 58 440 63
MSTP 45 35 10 4 33 8
Nursing Undergraduate 200 26 174 31 157 12
Graduate 163 14 149 12 138 13
Pharmacy 265 69 196 28 207 30
Non-Degree Seeking 22 7 15 5 11 6
Total 2298 818 1480 216 1,829 253
*Pharmacy statistics include only students enrolled in the Charleston campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
Enrollment Status (2003)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
Full-time 2029 756 1273 173 1,629 227
Part-time 269 62 207 43 200 26
Total 2298 818 1,480 216 1829 253
Citizenship (2003)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
United States 2206 787 1,419 216 1829 253
International 31 16 15
Not Stated 61 15 46
Total 2298 818 1480

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (2003)
Bachelor Degrees 194
Master's Degrees 246
First Professional Degrees 230
Doctoral Degrees 31
Total 701
Results of Professional Examinations**
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I *
National Board: Part II 100.0*
Health Professions Communications Sciences & Disorders 100.0
Cardiovascular Perfusion 87.5
Cytotechnology 100.0
Nurse Anesthestist 94.4
Occupational Therapy 91.0
Physical Therapy 91.0
Physician Assistant 97.0
Medicine National Board: Part I 95.0
National Board: Part II 93.0
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 91.0
National Council Licensure 87.9
Adult Nurse Practitioner 86.0
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 75.0
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 85.0
Family Nurse Practitioner 85.0
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 100.0
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
100.0
Pharmacy NABPLEX 92.0
*score not available at time of printing.
** -Most recent results are shown.