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School Name: Benedict College

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Year Founded: 1873

Number of Students: 3,137 undergraduate students

Specialty Programs: Child and Family Development

Greek Life:

• Sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Inc.

• Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Omega Psi Phi Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Inc., Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity

Alumni: Dr. LeRoy Walker ( president emeritus of the US Olympic Committee), I.S. Leevy Johnson Esq. (the first African-American President of the SC Bar Association)

What You May Not Know About Benedict College: The Benedict College Debate Team won 1st Place at the National Association of African-Americans Honors Program Conference, October 2005, 2007 and 2009.