Voorhees College

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Basic Information

Phone Number: 803-780-1195
Fax Number: 803-780-1015
Address: PO Box 678 213 Wiggins Road Denmark, SC

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Additional Information

President: W.Franklin Evans, Ph.D
School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal Church
Gender Preference: Coed
Historical Black College/University: Yes
School Setting:

4-year, co-educational, career-oriented liberal arts college affiliated with the Episcopal Church and United Negro College Fund.

School Size: 500-600
Classroom Size: 10-25 Students
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14-1
Housing Availability:


Type of Housing: Male, Female, Coed
Diversity: yes


Financial Aid:


Disability Services:

Coordinator of Counseling and Disabled Services/Counsler
Wendy Jones-Hyland

(803) 780-1272
Voorhees College
Wilkinson Building-Room 103 (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Greek Life: Yes

Annual Homecoming event, Annual Anti-Hazing workshops, Annual Leadership Workshops, Paid Internships, Sports Complex with Olympic size pool.

Sports: Currently a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), affiliated with the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I) of the NAIA. M/W Basketball M/W Track and Field Women's Softball; Men's baseball; Cheerleading
School Championships:

Men's Basketball 2018-2019

Majors: DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEUSHIP BS Degree in Accounting BS Degree in Business Administration BS Degree in Organizational Management DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BS Degree in Child Development BA Degree in Criminal Justice BA Degree in English BA Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies BA Degree in Mass Communications BA Degree in Psychology BA Degree in Sociology BA Degree in Theological Studies DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES BS Degree in Biology BS Degree in Computer Science/Cyber Security BS Degree in Emergency Management/Homeland Security BS Degree in Public Health BS Degree in Sports Manamgement CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB) Certificate in Child and Family (CCF) Certificate in Cyber Security (CCS) Certificate in Data Analytics (CDA) Certificate in Organizational Management (COM)
Computer Capabilities:

ASC (Academic Success Center)
GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
Writing Center

Admission Requirements:

Graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED certificate.
High school record of 20 or more units in grades 9 through 12
Required Documents

Recommended Documents

  • Scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT). Voorhees' codes are 5863 for the SAT and 3882 for the ACT. You'll need to include those numbers on your test forms so the scores are submitted to Voorhees.

Send the completed documents to:
Office of Admissions
Voorhees College
P.O. Box 678
Denmark, SC 29042 

International Students
Required Documents

  • Official copies of supporting academic credentials – a transcript and/or official SAT or ACT score report
  • Applicants educated under the British system must submit proof of at least five passes at the ‘O’ level, General Certificate of Education (GCE) or equivalent regional exams (W.A.E.C., E.S.L.C., E.A.E.C. etc.). These passes must be with grades of A, B, or C. 
  • Applicants from the Caribbean must submit proof of completing the C.X.C. exam with grades of 1, 2, or 3. Please note that only classical academic subjects (math, English language and literature, chemistry, biology, history, geography, physics, Spanish, French, etc.) will be accepted. 
  • Voorhees College is prepared to give college credit to those who have earned advanced level passes in certain subjects with grades of A, B or C.
  • International applicants from countries where English is not the primary of language must score a minimum of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language. For information on the examination, write to: TOEFL Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6155, Princeton, NJ 08541-6155, USA, or go to TOEFL’s Web site http://www.ets.org/toefl/. You may also inquire at the nearest U.S. Consulate. 
  • Voorhees admissions application.
  • A completed affidavit of support form. 


Application Deadline: Deadlines Voorhees College has a rolling admissions schedule; therefore, there is no application deadline for fall and spring semesters. The college accepts qualified applicants year round
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Summer Sessions:


International Students:


Study Abroad: yes
Notes/School Info:


Voorhees College is a private historically black liberal arts institution affiliated with the Episcopal church, whose mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. 


The Strategic Plan represents Voorhees College’s vision and expectations for the future. Moreover, there are values of the institution that help to share and mold our vision and the strategies to be implemented for institutional improvement and success. Those core values include the following: 








The six core values assist in forming and guiding the programs, activities, and services provided by the College. The Strategic Guiding Principles are the ideals that decisions, actions, and initiatives will be developed and implemented. There are four over-arching strategic guiding principles essential to fulfilling the vision, mission, and future success of Voorhees College: 

Teaching and Learning: The College will provide an unsurpassed, student-centered learning experience led by engaged world-class faculty and staff, and enhanced by a globally diverse student body. 

Creativity and Innovation: The College will create a unique learning environment that fosters creativity by allowing students to share their ideas about their educational needs. 

Outreach and Engagement: The College will establish a culture of engagement and collaboration involving the exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of reciprocity with the citizens and institutions of South Carolina, the nation, and the world. 

Resource Stewardship: The College will remain an affordable institution, recognized for financial sustainability, unparalleled management of human and physical resources, and operational efficiency and effectiveness. 


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