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Claflin University is located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Claflin University was founded in 1869. It is the oldest historically black college or university in the state of South Carolina. Orangeburg is a city located in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... In the United States, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) (a type of Minority Serving Institution or MSI) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African-American community. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ...


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Claflin was elected to the Massachusetts Senate, where he became Senate President in 1861.
In the same year, Claflin and his father donated funds to purchase land for Claflin University, the historically fl, Methodist university in South Carolina.
Claflin declined to run for a fourth term.
Claflin University (324 words)
Claflin University, which was founded in 1869, is the oldest historically fl college or university in South Carolina.
Claflin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award the bachelor’s degree.
Claflin University is located 40 miles from Columbia in Orangeburg, South Carolina on a 38-acre campus.
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