2017

Library

Number of Bound Volumes 46,669
Number of Electronic Journals 19,147
Number of Print Journals 11
Number of Electronic Books 341,101
Number of Audio-Visual Volumes 0

Applicant Information

College Level Applications Admissions Enrolled
Dental Medicine DMD 1134 (1329)* 109 75
Master's 8 8 8
DMD/PhD 20 1 0
Graduate Studies Master 124 66 43
Doctorate (PhD) 130 44 26
Health Professions Bachelor's 17 9 7
Master's 1107 275 202
Doctorate 1025 221 119
Medicine MD 2025 (4295)* 231 165
Master's 36 23 18
MD/PhD 76 12 8
Nursing Bachelor's 658 304 224
Master's 51 7 5
Doctorate 202 123 89
Pharmacy Certificate 2 2 2
Doctorate 262 (330) ** 135 79
Total 6843 (9410)* 1570 1070
*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) 2073
Number of Out-of-state Students (Geographical Definition) 915
Geographic Origin of Student Body 43 states
Oldest Student (in years) 68
Youngest Student (in years) 19

Student Financial Aid

College Student Body
Receiving Aid
Average
Annual Award
Dental Medicine 89% $81,615
Graduate Studies 93% $26,600
Health Professions 78% $41,367
Medicine 83% $48,637
Nursing 82% $23,163
Pharmacy 89% $43,524
Total 83% $43,666

Student Body Composition

Enrollment Status (2017)

Status Full Time Part Time Total
Headcount 2785 203 2988
Gender
Male 1062 38 1100
Female 1723 165 1888
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 127 10 137
Not Hispanic 2658 193 2851
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 11 0 11
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & Asian & White 1 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 30 1 31
Asian 171 6 177
Asian & Pacific Islander 3 0 3
Asian & White 44 1 45
Black/African American 240 41 281
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 4 2 6
Black/African American&Amer Indian/Alaska Native&Pacific Islander&White 1 0 1
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 5 1 6
Black/African American & Asian 2 0 2
Black/African American & Asian & Pacific Islander 1 0 1
Black/African American & Pacific Islander 1 0 1
Black/African American & White 13 1 14
International 49 7 56
Pacific Islander 0 1 1
Pacific Islander & White 1 2 3
Undeclared 143 16 159
White 2065 124 2189

Citizenship (2017)

Status US International Total
Headcount 2932 56 2988
Gender
Male 1070 30 1100
Female 1862 26 1888
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 137 N/A 137
Not Hispanic 2795 N/A 2851
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 11 N/A 11
Amer Indian/Alaska Native&Asian&White 1 N/A 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native&White 31 N/A 31
Asian 177 N/A 177
Asian & Pacific Islander 3 N/A 3
Asian & White 45 N/A 45
Black/African American 281 N/A 281
Black/African American&Amer Indian/Alaska Native 6 N/A 6
Black/African American&Amer Indian/Alaska Native&Pacific Islander&White 1 N/A 1
Black/African American&Amer Indian/Alaska Native&White 6 N/A 6
Black/African American&Asian 2 N/A 2
Black/African American&Asian&Pacific Islander 1 N/A 1
Black/African American&Pacific Islander 1 N/A 1
Black/African American&White 14 N/A 14
International N/A 56 56
Pacific Islander 1 N/A 1
Pacific Islander & White 3 N/A 3
Undeclared 159 N/A 159
White 2189 N/A 2189

Gender, Ethnicity and Race Enrollment by College (2017)

College of Dental Medicine
Status Masters DMD DMD/PhD Total
Headcount 22 293 5 320
Gender
Male 16 149 1 166
Female 6 144 4 154
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 1 8 0 9
Not Hispanic 21 285 5 311
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 2 0 2
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 5 0 5
Asian 1 35 1 37
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 1 0 1
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 1 3 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 1 0 1
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 0 1 0 1
International 0 1 0 1
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 0 1 0 1
Undeclared 1 4 0 5
White 18 228 4 250

 

College of Graduate Studies
Status Masters PhD Total
Headcount 59 139 198
Gender
Male 36 67 103
Female 23 72 95
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 0 5 5
Not Hispanic 59 134 193
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 1 1 2
Asian 7 4 11
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0
Asian & White 0 0 0
Black/African American 7 10 17
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 0 0
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 0 1 1
International 8 23 31
Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 1 0 1
Undeclared 1 13 14
White 34 87 121

 

College of Health Professions
Status Bachelors Masters Doctorate PhD Total
Headcount 11 452 312 17 792
Gender
Male 2 111 109 6 228
Female 9 341 203 11 564
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 0 18 12 0 30
Not Hispanic 11 434 300 17 762
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 3 2 0 5
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 4 2 0 6
Asian 2 13 9 0 24
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 1 0 1
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 1 6 4 1 12
Black/African American 1 29 40 3 73
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 1 2 0 3

Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & Pacific Islander & White

0 0 1 0 1
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 0
Black/African American & White 0 0 2 1 3
International 0 2 3 2 7
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander & White 0 1 0 0 1
Undeclared 1 37 28 1 67
White 6 355 218 9 588

 

College of Medicine
Status Masters MD MD/PhD Total
Headcount 37 683 52 772
Gender
Male 10 380 33 423
Female 27 303 19 349
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 2 40 1 43
Not Hispanic 35 643 51 729
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 3 0 3
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 8 0 8
Asian 3 46 9 58
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 1 0 1
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 1 12 0 13
Black/African American 3 80 3 86
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0 2 0 2
Black/African American & Asian 0 2 0 2
Black/African American & Asian & White 0 0 0 0
Black/African American & White 2 4 1 7
International 0 0 8 8
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0
Undeclared 0 16 2 18
White 28 509 29 566

 

College of Nursing
Status Bachelors Masters Doctorate PhD Total
Headcount 292 23 206 40 561
Gender
Male 45 1 25 2 73
Female 247 22 181 38 488
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 18 0 11 2 31
Not Hispanic 274 23 195 38 530
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 1 0 0 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & Asian & White 0 0 1 0 1
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 8 0 2 0 10
Asian 9 0 5 0 14
Asian & Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0 0 0 0 0
Asian & White 5 1 2 0 8
Black/African American 26 4 36 5 71
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 1 0 1
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 1 1 0 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 25 3 17 3 48
White 216 14 142 31 403

 

College of Pharmacy*
Status Certificate Doctorate Total
Headcount 4 318 322
Gender
Male 3 93 96
Female 1 225 226
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 0 14 14
Not Hispanic 4 304 308
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 8 8
Black/African American 0 18 18
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0 1 1
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 4 5 9
Pacific Islander 0 0 0
Undeclared 0 6 6
White 0 246 246
*Pharmacy statistics include only students enrolled in the Charleston campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

 

Non-Degree Seeking Students
Status NDS
Headcount 23
Gender
Male 11
Female 12
Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 5
Not Hispanic 18
Race
Amer Indian/Alaska Native 0
Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0
Asian 1
Asian & Pacific Islander 0
Asian & Pacific Islander & White 0
Asian & White 0
Black/African American 4
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native 1
Black/African American & Amer Indian/Alaska Native & White 0
Black/African American & Asian & White 0
Black/African American & White 0
International 0
Pacific Islander 1
Undeclared 1
White 15

Graduate Performance

Degrees Conferred (2017)
Bachelor Degrees 204
Master's Degrees 300
First Professional Degrees 326
Doctoral Degrees 205
Total 1035
Results of Professional Examinations
College Exam Title MUSC
Percentage
Passing
Dental Medicine National Board: Part I 96%
National Board: Part II 82%
Health Professions Cardiovascular Perfusion Part I 100%
Cardiovascular Perfusion Part II 94%
Nurse Anesthetist 86%
Occupational Therapy 91%
Physical Therapy 98%
Physician Assistant 97%
Medicine National Board: USMLE Part I 93%
National Board: USMLE Part II 99%
Nursing National Council Licensure 92%
Pharmacy NAPLEX 92%
MJPE 89%