Presbyterian College, commonly known as PC, is a four-year, private liberal arts college located in Clinton, South Carolina
Presbyterian College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. The college’s current president is Dr. Claude Lilly. Presbyterian’s undergraduate and graduate programs emphasize small class sizes, a congenial atmosphere between professors and students, and a commitment to service. PC is also home to Cyrus, the largest bronze statue of a Scotsman in the world.
Presbyterian College is a Carnegie One Liberal Arts College and is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The School of the Liberal Arts confers B.A. and B.S. degrees in 30 courses of study and 9 pre-professional programs including Pre-Law, Pre-Med, Pre-Theology, and Pre-Pharmacy. PC also offers a dual-degree program in Engineering (with Clemson University, Auburn University, the University of South Carolina, and Vanderbilt University) and minor fields in an additional 13 disciplines such as Africana Studies, Media Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.The liberal arts program has small average class sizes (13-15 students), and has six Carnegie/CASE South Carolina Professor of the Year Award winners.
PC is one of two South Carolina colleges or universities with a Confucius Institute, which fosters economic connections and cultural interaction between the US and China. Through the Institute, Presbyterian participates in a partnership and exchange program with Guizhou University, located in Guiyang City, China. The Confucius Institute sponsors cultural events on PC’s campus and offers elementary, intermediate, and advanced courses in Mandarin language.