Presbyterian College, also known as PC, is a private, liberal arts college located in a 240-acre campus in Clinton, South Carolina. Founded in 1880 by prominent Presbyterian minister, William Plumer Jacobs, the college is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA.
Primarily an undergraduate college, PC offers its students a wide variety of degrees and programs in over 30 majors. Its core curriculum is a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences program made up of general education courses that assist students in the eventual choice of a major. Aside from its Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree program, PC also offers several pre-professional programs in Dentistry, Medicine, Law, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy and Physical Therapy, among others.
A total of 1,200 students are enrolled at the college ably assisted by 84 fulltime faculty members, 95% of whom hold the highest degree possible in their chosen field. With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1 and the average class size no more than 15, students are able to enjoy a focused one-on-one interaction with their teachers.
Cost of attendance for academic year 2009-2010 for fulltime students living on campus is US$37,225. This includes tuition of US$26,436; general fees at US$2,038; technology fee of US$406; and room and board at US$8,345. For commuting students, the cost of attendance is US$28,880 broken down into tuition of US$26,436; general fee of US$2,038 and technology fee of US$406. Part-time students pay tuition per credit hour of US$1,101.50 plus technology fee of US$17 and matriculation fee per semester of US$22. Financial aid in the form of loans, grants and scholarships is extended by the college to help its students pay for their cost of attendance.
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