2005

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 76
Number of Buildings 88
Number of Beds 596
Sponsored Research $180,000,000+

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 206,460
Number of Electronic Journals 5,474
Number of Print Journals 241
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 6,049

 
MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 1,016
Number of Part-time Faculty 320
Number of Employees 4,591

 Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 505 (679)* 63 55
DMSTP 4 1 0
Graduate Studies 243 99 73
Health Professions Undergraduate 107 69 59
Graduate 639 356 268
Medicine 1,065 (1,502)* 189 139
MSTP 68 20 10
Nursing Undergraduate 410 181 151
Graduate 113 78 65
Pharmacy 612 (763) 108 81
Total 3,766 (4,528)* 1,164 902
*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) 1,958
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 545
Geographic Origin of Student Body 46 states
Oldest Student (in years) 63
Youngest Student (in years) 18

Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 92% $35,909
Graduate Studies 26% $19,157
Health Professions 85% $23,441
Medicine 84% $35,938
Nursing 90% $15,442
Pharmacy 95% $23,187
Total 82%
includes "tuition waiver" awards

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (2005)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 215 125 90 11 184 20
DMSTP 4 2 2 1 2 1
Graduate Studies 236 86 150 11 163 62
Health Professions Undergraduate 85 23 62 15 60 10
Graduate 643 154 489 53 523 67
Medicine 553 281 272 52 432 69
MSTP 47 35 12 4 32 11
Nursing Undergraduate 203 20 183 16 162 25
Graduate 173 15 158 14 145 14
Pharmacy 315 85 230 24 245 46
Non-Degree Seeking 29 14 15 0 16 13
Total 2,503 840 1,663 201 1,964 338
*Pharmacy statistics include only students enrolled in the Charleston campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
Enrollment Status (2005)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
Full-time 2,203 774 1,429 170 1,743 290
Part-time 300 66 234 31 221 48
Total 2,503 840 1,663 201 1,964 338
Citizenship (2005)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
United States 2,348 787 1,561 201 1,964 338
International 51 25 26
Not Stated 104 28 76
Total 2,503 840 1,663

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (2005)
Bachelor Degrees 203
Master's Degrees 252
First Professional Degrees 235
Doctoral Degrees 49
Total 739
Results of Professional Examinations**
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 96.0*
National Board: Part II 94.0*
Health Professions Communications Sciences & Disorders 100.0
Cardiovascular Perfusion 100.4
Cytotechnology 100.0
Nurse Anesthestist 95.0
Occupational Therapy 100.0
Physical Therapy 98.0
Physician Assistant 98.0
Medicine National Board: Part I 93.0
National Board: Part II 92.0
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 100.0
National Council Licensure 96.6
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 100.0
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 100.0
Family Nurse Practitioner 88.1
Pharmacy NABPLEX 91.0
* - on second attempt all passed
** -results shown as of 10/05