Clinton College (South Carolina)

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Clinton College
Former names
Clinton Normal and Industrial Institute, Clinton Junior College
Established1894 (1894)
PresidentLester A. McCorn
Location, ,
United States

34°54′49″N 81°02′37″W / 34.91361°N 81.04361°W / 34.91361; -81.04361Coordinates: 34°54′49″N 81°02′37″W / 34.91361°N 81.04361°W / 34.91361; -81.04361[1]
ColorsBlack and Gold and Burgundy
SportsBasketball (M/W)
MascotGolden Bears

Clinton College is a historically black, private college in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

It was founded as the Clinton Institute in 1894 and named after Bishop Caleb Isom Clinton, the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church's Palmetto Conference presiding bishop at the time. On June 22, 1909, it was incorporated as Clinton Normal and Industrial Institute. It is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.


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