Allen University

Location
Columbia, SC
Student Size
705
College Type
Private University|Historically Black|Religious
Accceptance Rate
65%
Average Cost Per Year
$13,858
Student To Faculty Ratio
15:1

About Our College

Allen University was founded in Cokesbury in 1870 as Payne Institute by ministers of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, including John M. Brown.[3] Its initial mission was to provide education to freedmen, former African American slaves and their children.

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