Established in 1896, South Carolina State University is a public historically black university in Orangeburg. SCSU has been home to generations of scholars and leaders in business, military service, government, athletics, education, medicine, science, engineering technology, and more. South Carolina State is a charter member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and participates in NCAA. With approximately 2,900 students, it is committed to providing affordable and accessible quality baccalaureate, master’s educational specialist, and doctoral degree programs. It is one of the largest producers of minority officers for the Army. It has been identified as the exclusive HBCU in the state of South Carolina by Forbes Magazine.