2016

Campus

Campus Size (in acres)
Number of Buildings
Number of Beds
Sponsored Research

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 58,333
Number of Electronic Journals 25,029
Number of Print Journals 11
Number of Electronic Books 359,191
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 0

MUSC Staff

Number of Full-time Faculty 1,294
Number of Part-time Faculty 318
Number of Employees 5,481

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine DMD 1079 (1255)* 116 75
Master's 10 9 9
DMD/PhD 15 0 0
Graduate Studies Master 152 59 41
Doctorate (PhD) 150 48 31
Health Professions Bachelor's 6 5 5
Master's 1390 324 226
Doctorate 489 149 92
Medicine MD 1992 (4677)* 236 162
Master's 44 31 24
MD/PhD 97 14 10
Nursing Bachelor's 683 272 204
Master's 78 15 10
Doctorate 185 132 106
Pharmacy Certificate 3 2 2
Doctorate 492 (593) ** 256 194
Total 6865 (9827)* 1668 1191
*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) 2092
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 904
Geographic Origin of Student Body 46 states
Oldest Student (in years) 72
Youngest Student (in years) 20

Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 87% $80,607
Graduate Studies 70% $16,880
Health Professions 76% $42,418
Medicine 81% $48,921
Nursing 79% $23,094
Pharmacy 88% $41,314
Total 80% $43,228

Student Body Composition

Enrollment Status (2016)

Status Full Time Part Time Total
Headcount 2794 202 2996
Gender
Male 1070 35 1105
Female 1724 167 1891
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 112 3 115
Not Hispanic 2682 199 2881
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 7 0 7
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & Asian & White 1 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 16 2 18
Asian 166 4 170
Asian & Pacific Islander 2 0 2
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 2 0 2
Asian & White 44 2 46
Black/African American 219 36 255
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 2 0 2
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 4 1 5
Black/African American & Asian 2 0 2
Black/African American & Asian & Pacific Islander 1 0 1
Black/African American & Asian & White 1 0 1
Black/African American & Pacific Islander 1 0 1
Black/African American & White 11 0 11
International 44 6 50
Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 1 2 3
Undeclared 151 20 171
White 2119 129 2248

 

Citizenship (2016)

Status US International Total
Headcount 2946 50 2996
Gender
Male 1080 25 1105
Female 1866 25 1891
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 115 N/A 115
Not Hispanic 2831 N/A 2881
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 7 N/A 7
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & Asian & White 1 N/A 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 18 N/A 18
Asian 170 N/A 170
Asian & Pacific Islander 2 N/A 2
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 2 N/A 2
Asian & White 46 N/A 46
Black/African American 255 N/A 255
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 2 N/A 2
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 5 N/A 5
Black/African American & Asian 2 N/A 2
Black/African American & Asian & Pacific Islander 1 N/A 1
Black/African American & Asian & White 1 N/A 1
Black/African American & Pacific Islander 1 N/A 1
Black/African American & White 11 N/A 11
International N/A 50 50
Pacific Islander 0 N/A 0
Pacific Islander & White 3 N/A 0
Undeclared 171 N/A 171
White 2248 N/A 2248

 

Gender, Ethnicity and Race Enrollment by College (2016)

College of Dental Medicine
Status Masters DMD DMD/PhD Total
Headcount 22 295 5 322
Gender
Male 15 152 1 168
Female 7 143 4 154
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 1 7 0 8
Not Hispanic 21 288 5 314
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 1 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 6 0 6
Asian 2 38 1 41
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 0 4 0 4
Black/African American 1 11 0 12
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 0 0 0 0
International 0 1 0 1
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 0 1 0 1
Undeclared 1 4 0 5
White 18 229 4 251

 

College of Graduate Studies
Status Masters PhD Total
Headcount 66 146 212
Gender
Male 25 64 89
Female 41 82 123
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 1 5 6
Not Hispanic 65 141 206
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 1 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 0 0
Asian 7 4 11
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 1 1
Asian & White 1 0 1
Black/African American 3 9 12
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 1 0 1
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 0 0
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 0 0 0
International 5 29 34
Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 1 0 1
Undeclared 3 15 18
White 44 87 131

 

College of Health Professions
Status Bachelors Masters Doctorate PhD Total
Headcount 26 458 289 16 789
Gender
Male 10 113 116 4 243
Female 16 345 173 12 546
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 1 18 8 0 27
Not Hispanic 25 440 281 16 762
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 1 2 0 3
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 1 2 0 3
Asian 2 17 2 0 21
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 1 6 3 0 10
Black/African American 0 23 29 2 54
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 2 0 2
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & Asian & Pacific Islander 0 1 0 0 1
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0 0 1
Black/African American & White 0 0 2 1 3
International 0 1 1 2 4
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 0 1 0 0 1
Undeclared 3 34 27 1 65
White 20 372 219 10 621

 

College of Medicine
Status Masters MD MD/PhD Total
Headcount 37 679 52 768
Gender
Male 10 388 35 433
Female 27 291 17 335
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 2 35 1 38
Not Hispanic 35 644 51 730
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 2 0 2
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 4 0 4
Asian 3 43 9 55
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 2 0 2
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 0 14 1 15
Black/African American 5 79 4 88
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 1 0 1
Black/African American & Asian 0 2 0 2
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 1 3 1 5
International 0 0 7 7
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0
Undeclared 1 20 2 23
White 27 509 28 564

 

College of Nursing
Status Bachelors Masters Doctorate PhD Total
Headcount 280 26 214 48 568
Gender
Male 48 2 18 3 71
Female 232 24 196 45 497
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 9 2 10 1 22
Not Hispanic 271 24 204 47 546
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0 0 0
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & Asian & White 0 0 1 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 2 0 2 0 4
Asian 6 0 2 2 10
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 1 0 0 0 1
Asian & White 7 1 1 0 9
Black/African American 24 5 30 10 69
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 1 1 0 2
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 1 0 0 1 2
International 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Undeclared 26 2 17 2 47
White 213 17 160 33 423

 

College of Pharmacy*
Status Certificate Doctorate Total
Headcount 2 319 321
Gender
Male 2 91 93
Female 0 228 228
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 0 13 13
Not Hispanic 2 306 308
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 0 0
Asian 0 32 32
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0
Asian & White 0 7 7
Black/African American 0 18 18
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 1 1
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0
Black/African American & Pacific Islander 0 1 1
Black/African American & White 0 0 0
International 2 1 3
Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Undeclared 0 9 9
White 0 250 250
*Pharmacy statistics include only students enrolled in the Charleston campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

 

Non-Degree Seeking Students
Status NDS
Headcount 16
Gender
Male 8
Female 8
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 1
Not Hispanic 15
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 1
Asian 0
Asian & Pacific Islander 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0
Asian & White 0
Black/African American 2
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0
Black/African American & Asian & White 0
Black/African American & White 0
International 1
Pacific Islander 0
Undeclared 4
White 8

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (2016)
Bachelor Degrees 221
Master's Degrees 284
First Professional Degrees 320
Doctoral Degrees 179
Total 1004
Results of Professional Examinations
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 96%
National Board: Part II 96%
Health Professions Cardiovascular Perfusion Part I 100%
Cardiovascular Perfusion Part II 94%
Nurse Anesthetist 86%
Occupational Therapy 100%
Physical Therapy 100%
Physician Assistant 100%
Medicine National Board: USMLE Part I 93%
National Board: USMLE Part II 94%
Nursing National Council Licensure 94%
Pharmacy NAPLEX 95%
MJPE 96%