General Information About Medical University of South Carolina
Medical Center Mission Statement- Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA) The mission of the Medical Center of the Medical University of South Carolina is to provide excellence in patient care, teaching and research in an environment that is respectful of others, adaptive to change and accountable for outcomes. As part of our teaching mission, residents and students may participate in your care along with your attending physician, registered nurses and other caregivers. Please speak with your nurse or doctor if you have any concerns. University Mission Statement- Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a public institution of higher learning, the purpose of which is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond. The university provides an environment for learning and discovery through education of health care professionals and biomedical scientists, research in the health sciences and provision of comprehensive health care. The university is committed to fulfilling its responsibilities: * To educate students to become caring, compassionate, ethical, and proficient health care professionals and creative biomedical scientists; * To recruit and develop dedicated, scholarly teachers who inspire their students to life-long learning in the service of human health; * To offer educational opportunities to graduates, faculty and staff, other biomedical scientists, practicing health professionals, and the public; * To seek and welcome students, scholars, and staff regardless of gender, race, age, nationality, religion or disability, recognizing the benefits of diversity; * To conduct research in the health sciences, advancing knowledge and encouraging new responses to health care needs; * To provide excellence in patient care in an environment that is respectful of others, adaptive to change, accountable for outcomes, and attentive to the needs of underserved populations; * To advance economic devlopment by introducing new technology and fostering research links with industry and other academic institutions; * To optimize the use of all resources, including the financial support from the state and revenues generated from research, clinical operations, and philanthropy; * To provide leadership for the state in efforts to promote health and prevent disease; * To serve as a state resource in health policy, education, and related matters for other institutions and the general public.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,985 Native American 17.0 Asian 127.0 African American 253.0 Hispanic 69.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 203 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 2,157