2008

Campus

Campus Size (in acres) 80
Number of Buildings 92
Number of Beds 709
Sponsored Research $202,471,432

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 178,542
Number of Electronic Journals 18,512
Number of Print Journals 2,874
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 6,112

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 1,332
Number of Part-time Faculty 259
Number of Employees 4,907

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine 599 (811)* 61 55
Dental Masters 0 0 0
DMSTP 3 1 1
Graduate Studies 289 105 61
Health Professions Undergraduate 144 107 89
Graduate 1191 421 306
Medicine 1383 (2257)* 191 156
MSTP 99 19 10
Nursing Undergraduate 400 171 135
Graduate 94 49 31
Pharmacy 584** 212 192
Total 4786 (5873)* 1337 1036
*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) 1941
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 591
Geographic Origin of Student Body 46 states
Oldest Student (in years) 64
Youngest Student (in years) 19

Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 90% $48,906
Graduate Studies 28% $16,932
Health Professions 90% $28,671
Medicine 83% $40,480
Nursing 86% $18,958
Pharmacy 88% $31,269
Total 78% $30,869

Student Body Composition

College, Gender, and Race Enrollment Summary (2008)
College Level Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown Race
Dental Medicine 218 136 82 5 197 16
DMSTP 7 3 4 1 4 2
Graduate Studies 182 84 126 12 106 64
Health Professions Undergraduate 127 26 101 20 85 22
Graduate 675 162 513 44 552 79
Medicine 584 333 251 73 431 80
MSTP 58 39 19 4 37 17
Nursing Undergraduate 189 24 165 10 147 32
Graduate 154 10 144 10 125 19
Pharmacy* 314 99 215 19 246 49
Non-Degree Seeking 24 9 15 0 12 12
Total 2,532 925 1,607 198 1,942 392
*Pharmacy statistics include only students enrolled in the Charleston campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
Enrollment Status (2008)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
Full-time 2,261 854 1,407 176 1,738 347
Part-time 271 71 200 22 204 45
Total 2,532 925 1,607 198 1,942 392
Citizenship (2008)
Status Headcount Males Females African-
American
Caucasian Other/
Unknown
Race
United States 2,488 900 1,588 198 1,942 348
International 44 25 19
Not Stated
Total 2,532 925 1,607

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (2008)
Bachelor Degrees 172
Master's Degrees 293
First Professional Degrees 276
Doctoral Degrees 152
Total 893
Results of Professional Examinations
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 98
National Board: Part II 98
Health Professions Communications Sciences & Disorders 100
Cytotechnology and Biosciences 83.3
Cardiovascular Perfusion 92.9
Nurse Anesthestist 94
Occupational Therapy 97
Physical Therapy 98
Physician Assistant 97
Medicine National Board: Part I 96
National Board: Part II 92
Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife 100
National Council Licensure 100
Adult Nurse Practitioner 100
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 100
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 100
Family Nurse Practitioner 100
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
0
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner 100
Pharmacy NAPLEX 98