|School Name:||South Carolina State University|
|Location:||Orangeburg, South Carolina|
|Head coach:||Tim Carter|
South Carolina State University (also known as SCSU, State College among the older alumni members, or simply State), is a Historically black university located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. It is the only state funded, historically black land-grant institution in South Carolina and is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. Founded in 1896, its current enrollment is 4,525 students, with 550 faculty members. Its nickname is the Bulldogs with the school colors being garnet and blue, the school's campus size is 160 acres (0.6 km²), with an additional 286 acres (1.2 km²) at Camp Harry Daniels in Elloree, South Carolina, and its current president is Dr. Andrew Hugine Jr.
South Carolina State is a charter member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and participates in NCAA Division I (I-AA for college football). The school sponsors basketball, bowling, golf, soccer, volleyball, softball, cross country, track, and tennis for women, and basketball, bowling, tennis, track, golf, cross country, and football for men.