PC by the Numbers

Founded in 1880

Undergraduate enrollment (Fall 2012): 1172

Pharmacy enrollment (Fall 2012): 231

Student / Faculty Ratio

• Undergraduate – 13:1
• Graduate – 11:1

Average class size: 13-15 students

Number of majors: 30

2011 freshman-sophomore retention rate: 86%


100% of students participate in either an internship or a study abroad program.

Within six months after graduation, approximately 90% of our students are in graduate programs or are employed.

About 92% of our 2011 graduating class expressed that the educational experience at Presbyterian College prepared them for their next objective, whether that was graduate school or securing employment.

PC has had six South Carolina Professors of the Year, twice as many as any other school in the state.

PC has 15 Division 1 athletic sporting teams.

Approximately 45% of PC students choose to experience the benefits of Greek life. We are proud to support six national fraternities and three national sororities.

More than 30% of PC students participate in intercollegiate athletics; when you add those involved in intramural sports, it’s 80%.

Approximately 75% of PC students volunteer, serving the community in a number of ways.