College of Charleston: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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College of Charleston is a large four-year, public school with 11,535 students enrolled. This school was established in 1770 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
71
Fair
At College of Charleston you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

College of Charleston implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 71 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Biology, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at College of Charleston is fair at 79% (well above South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of Charleston is average - 66%. Nearly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at College of Charleston is pretty decent: 15:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,900
High
Average tuition cost is extremely low, around $100 per academic year. The additional fees at College of Charleston beyond tuition are around $28,800; which comes to a total of $28,900 annually.

Read the details about College of Charleston additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 11,722 applications were submitted and 9,043 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

College of Charleston will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at College of Charleston in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,800
High
College of Charleston provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of Charleston, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
College of Charleston provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: approximately $7,800 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at College of Charleston. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, College of Charleston seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of Charleston Location and Maps



Post Address: College of Charleston, 66 George St, Charleston, South Carolina 29424-0001, USA
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