2006

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 76
Number of Buildings 89
Number of Beds 596
Sponsored Research $189,000,000+

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 209,293
Number of Electronic Journals 15,500
Number of Print Journals 293
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 6,104

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 1,053
Number of Part-time Faculty 323
Number of Employees 4,581

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 511 (528)* 57 56
Dental Masters 0 0 0
DMSTP 7 1 1
Graduate Studies 261 87 55
Health Professions Undergraduate 99 66 57
Graduate 886 379 288
Medicine 1144 (1688)* 193 146
MSTP 56 14 5
Nursing Undergraduate 416 192 140
Graduate 98 55 38
Pharmacy 681** 211 191
Total 4156 (4920)* 1255 977
*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.

**Pharmacy admissions statistics reflect the merged process for both campuses of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

Student Demographics

Number of In-state Students (Geographical Definition) 1943
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 559
Geographic Origin of Student Body 47 states
Oldest Student (in years) 62
Youngest Student (in years) 19

 Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 89% $40, 342
Graduate Studies 29% $18,346
Health Professions 84% $25,509
Medicine 83% $37,507
Nursing 82% $18,823
Pharmacy 90% $25,189
Total 79%

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (2006)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 219 130 89 7 188 24
DMSTP 5 1 4 1 3 1
Graduate Studies 210 81 129 9 151 50
Health Professions Undergraduate 103 25 78 21 66 16
Graduate 678 157 521 50 555 73
Medicine 559 290 269 58 429 72
MSTP 50 36 14 4 32 14
Nursing Undergraduate 184 17 167 19 137 28
Graduate 155 12 143 15 123 17
Pharmacy 319 93 226 22 244 53
Non-Degree Seeking 20 7 13 2 14 4
Total 2,502 849 1,653 208 1,942 352
Enrollment Status (2006)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
Full-time 2,233 789 1,444 173 1,743 317
Part-time 269 60 209 35 199 35
Total 2,502 849 1,653 208 1,942 352
Citizenship (2007)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
United States 2,337 785 1,552 202 1968 368
International 37 23 14
Not Stated 128 41 87
Total 2,502 849 1,653

 

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (2006)
Bachelor Degrees 190
Master's Degrees 306
First Professional Degrees 266
Doctoral Degrees 29
Total 791
Results of Professional Examinations
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 90
National Board: Part II 96
Health Professions Communications Sciences & Disorders 95.8
Cytotechnology and Biosciences 100
Cardiovascular Perfusion 100
Nurse Anesthestist 95
Occupational Therapy 100
Physical Therapy 81
Physician Assistant 100
Medicine National Board: Part I 92
National Board: Part II 97
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 100
National Council Licensure 96.6
Adult Nurse Practitioner -
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 100
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 100
Family Nurse Practitioner 80
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
-
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner -
Pharmacy NAPLEX 97.1