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College of Charleston

Charleston, SC
University Website: www.cofc.edu
Apply Online: www.applyweb.com/apply/charles/indexa.html
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The College of Charleston (informally known as C of C) is a public, sea-grant and space-grant university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The College was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, making it the oldest college or university in South Carolina, the 13th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the oldest municipal college in the country. The founders of the College include three future signers of the Declaration of Independence (Edward Rutledge, Arthur Middleton and Thomas Heyward) and three future signers of the United States Constitution (John Rutledge, Charles Pinckney and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney). It is said that the College was founded to, "encourage and institute youth in the several branches of liberal education." The College is in company with the Colonial Colleges as one of the oldest schools in the United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $70.00 avg tuition

66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
(843) 953-5500

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.cofc.edu/
Financial Aid:
finaid.cofc.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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College of Charleston

Statistics:
Applied 11,280
Admitted 7,896 70%
Enrolled total 2,010
Full Time: 2,007
Part Time 3
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 560 640
SAT Math 560 640
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 22 27
ACT Math 21 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 48%
6-year graduation rate 64%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

College of Charleston

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $9,546.00 $9,546.00 $24,260.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $401.00 $401.00 $1,014.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $10,510.00 $10,510.00 $26,694.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $441.00 $441.00 $1,115.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,179.00 $10,085.00 $3,592.00
Other Expenses $2,977.00 $4,115.00 $3,592.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $45.00
Books and Supplies $1,224.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 73%
Percent receiving grant aid 62%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,778.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 43%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,234.00

College of Charleston

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Latin American and Caribbean Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Organizational Communication, General X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Language Interpretation and Translation X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
HISTORY
History, General X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Historic Preservation and Conservation X X
International/Global Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other X
Chemistry, General X
Chemistry, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in South Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Varies September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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