Hotels near Allen University in Columbia, SC
A historically black private college associated with the methodist church, Allen University boasts a small constituency of approximately 600 students that ensures classroom settings are intimate and foster personal attention. The initial focus of the school was to educate free slaves in seminary subjects and indeed began just after the civil war. Throughout its long history, it has added a full range of courses and programs of study that include subjects in the humanities, business, mathematics, natural sciences and religion.
Located in the town of Columbia, South Carolina, Allen University sits on a beautiful campus that allows students to live and study in buildings listed on the National Register of Historic places. A former restoration project costing over two million dollars brought these buildings to peak condition. Prospective students as well as friends and family visiting current students will be able to stay in hotels near Allen University in Columbia, SC that offer comfortable and affordable accommodations.
Activities for the students are diverse and satisfy a wide variety of interests. On campus, there are a number of student organizations that carry out philanthropic missions, as well as choir, chorale and student government. A number of fraternities and sororities are on-hand for students to rush and create the kind of life-long friendships that are unique to the college experience. On-campus housing is also available to students in the form of residence halls that are either coeducational or all female.
Students who wish to leave campus during study breaks and venture into the town of Columbia, will have a broad number of options. Museums, historic buildings and architecture, civic centers, parks gardens and zoos are just a few of the offerings. There are over 450 restaurants for students and their visitors to patronize. For lovers of the outdoors Congaree National Park awaits. Allen University offers everything the traditional American college experience has come to signify, and more.