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College of Charleston Scholarships

66 George St Tuition In/Out-State: $70 / $70 Total Fall Enrollment: 11,532
Charleston , SC 29424-0001 Books and Supplies: $1,167 Applicants Admitted: 70%
(843) 953-5500 On-campus Room and Board: $10,461 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 74%
http://www.cofc.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $50 Receiving Institutional Aid: 31% , $6,730 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • College of Charleston General Information

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    Address 66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424-0001
    Phone Number (843) 953-5500
    Web Address http://www.cofc.edu
    Mission Statement The College of Charleston is a state supported comprehensive institution providing a high quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. Consistent with its heritage since its founding in 1770, the College retains a strong liberal arts undergraduate curriculum. Located in the heart of historic Charleston, it strives to meet the growing educational demands primarily of the Low country and the state and, secondarily, of the Southeast. A superior quality undergraduate program is central to the mission of the College.

    The College of Charleston seeks applicants capable of successfully completing degree requirements and pays particular attention to identifying and admitting students who excel academically. The College of Charleston serves a diverse student body from its geographical area and attracts students from national and international communities. The College provides students a community in which to engage in original inquiry and creative expression in an atmosphere of intellectual freedom. This community, founded on the principles of the liberal arts tradition, provides students the opportunity to realize their intellectual and personal potential and to become responsible, productive members of society.

    In addition to offering a broad range of baccalaureate degree programs, the College currently provides an increasing number of masters’ degree programs, which are compatible with the community and the state. As a prominent component of the state's higher education system, the College encourages and supports research. Its faculty are important sources of knowledge and expertise for the community, state, and nation. Additionally, the College provides an extensive credit and non-credit continuing education program and cultural activities for residents of the Low country of South Carolina.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Mid-size city
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    College of Charleston Size

    Total enrollment 11,532
    Enrolled full time 9,762
    Enrolled part time 1,770

    College of Charleston Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 3,588
    Women enrolled full time 6,174
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 2%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 8%
    Hispanic 2%
    White/Non-Hispanic 81%
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 6%
  • College of Charleston Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $50
    Applied 11,280
    Admitted 7,896
    Enrolled 2,010
    Admitted % 70%

    College of Charleston Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    College of Charleston Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 64%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 560
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 640
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 560
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 640
    Students submitting ACT 43%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 22
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 26
  • College of Charleston Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $70
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $70
    Books and Supplies $1,167
    On-campus room and board $10,461
    Off-campus room and board $8,959

    College of Charleston Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 74%
    Receiving Federal Grants 21% , $4,369 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 31% , $6,730 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 46% , $6,326 on average
  • College of Charleston Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Latin American and Caribbean Studies 6 0
    Women's Studies 13 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 195 0
    Exercise Physiology 0 0
    Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 27 8
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Accounting 49 25
    Business Administration and Management, General 305 23
    Hospitality Administration/Management, General 82 0
    International Business/Trade/Commerce 73 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master
    Organizational Communication, General 0 10
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 222 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Computer Science 0 7
    Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 4 0
    Computer and Information Sciences, Other 5 0
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 21 0
    Information Science/Studies 2 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching 33 26
    Elementary Education and Teaching 27 16
    Foreign Language Teacher Education 0 8
    Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 15 0
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 104 0
    Secondary Education and Teaching 20 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 24 12
    Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 0 9
    Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0 6
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master
    English Language and Literature, General 87 10
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 7 0
    French Language and Literature 18 0
    German Language and Literature 12 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 29 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master
    Athletic Training/Trainer 12 0
    Public Health Education and Promotion 0 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master
    History, General 67 7
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 17 9
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Historic Preservation and Conservation 47 0
    International/Global Studies 13 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master
    Environmental Studies 0 16
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Jewish/Judaic Studies 2 0
    Philosophy 23 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 14 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other 6 0
    Chemistry, General 19 0
    Chemistry, Other 19 0
    Geology/Earth Science, General 28 0
    Physics, General 14 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 176 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master
    Public Administration 0 32
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master
    Anthropology 39 0
    Economics, General 59 0
    Political Science and Government, General 120 0
    Sociology 46 0
    Urban Studies/Affairs 11 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 43 0
    Dance, General 0 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 29 0
    Fine and Studio Arts Management 69 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 62 0
    Music, General 18 0
    Visual and Performing Arts, General 0 1
  • College of Charleston Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline April 1
    Priority application deadline November 1
    Fall application deadline April 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due April 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 15
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline November 1
    College will notify student of early action by December 15

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date May 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    College of CharlestonNames and Abbreviations

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