Benedict College


Founded in 1870 by Bathsheba A. Benedict, Benedict University is a private HBCU located in Columbia, SC. Students have the opportunity to join a number of the college’s student organizations, including intercollegiate sports and residential and co-curricular activities. With an enrollment of over 2,100 students, Benedict College focuses on providing students with a welcoming and inclusive college experience.

Benedict College is also deeply involved in community development, including overseeing the Benedict-Allen Community Development Corporation which provides neighborhood rehabilitation services in the surrounding area. For more information, visit