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Medical University Of South Carolina

Medical University Of South Carolina

The Medical University of South Carolina, also known as MUSC, is a private college for physicians located in Charleston, South Carolina, United Staes. It was established in the year 1824. The campus has more than 85 buildings which spread across an area of over 75 acres. MUSC offers a number of academic degrees in various fields of study including restorative dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and many others. The university is organized into the following colleges:

  • College of Dental Medicine
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy

The Medical University of South Carolina sponsors many athletic teams. These teams participate in intramural sports such as flag football, volleyball, basketball, and softball, among others.

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Medical University of South Carolina
179 Ashley Ave
Charleston , SC 29425
General Phone: (843) 792-2300
http://www.musc.edu

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Medical University of South Carolina Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine333dentistry, advanced general dentistry, medicine, medical scientist, pharmacy, pharmaceutics and drug design, health professions
Nursing and Emergency Medicine208registered nursing, nursing administration, adult health nursing, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, neonatal nursing, nurse midwifery, nursing science, pediatric nursing, ...
Therapy and Counseling114physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology81health service and sciences, cardiovascular tech, physician assistant, cytotechnologist
Medical Administration60health care administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy53rehabilitation
Science50biomedical sciences, biochemistry, anatomical sciences, bacteriology, animal physiology, pathology, pharmacology, biometrics

Number of programs and degrees for Medical University of South Carolina in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree26913
Doctor's degree16811
First-professional degree2673
Postbaccalaureate certificate71
Bachelor's degree1823
Post-master's certificate68

Medical University of South Carolina Student Body

In 2007-2008, Medical University of South Carolina had a total enrollment of 2,537 students (2,038 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 11%
Graduate 48%
First Professional 41%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 3%
22-24 36%
25-29 38%
30-34 11%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

Medical University of South Carolina Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Charleston, South Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Medical University of South Carolina Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Medical University of South Carolina Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Medical University of South Carolina participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 343800)

Medical University of South Carolina Faculty

Medical University of South Carolina has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year10$129,18510$126,789
Associate professorcalendar year22$108,38123$101,745
Assistant professorcalendar year21$109,28031$87,664
Instructorcalendar year2*14$74,468
All faculty totalcalendar year55$111,55478$94,464

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Medical University of South Carolina Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Physician Assistant

Medicine
Advanced General Dentistry (Cert, MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Medicine (MD)
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Science
Animal Physiology
Biochemistry
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biometry/Biometrics
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Pharmacology

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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Medical University of South Carolina Highlights

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What Sets Medical University of South Carolina Apart:

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% of degrees in medicine
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Top 7%Medical University of South Carolina % of degrees in medicine
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Top 7%Medical University of South Carolina % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Medical University of South Carolina % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Medical University of South Carolina % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Medical University of South Carolina Female % of student body

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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