College of Charleston (C of C)

Charleston, SC

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College of Charleston

College of Charleston

College of Charleston Student Essentials

College of Charleston Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cougar
Nickname: C of C
Website: www.cofc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $9,918
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,304
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 14,655
Year Established: 1770

About C of C

The College of Charleston (C of C) has plenty to offer in history alone. The College was established before the United States declared independence, and was in fact founded by three signers of the Declaration.

Of course, C of C is more than just a rich history. The College offers outstanding academics, particularly in undergraduate education. More than 50 majors and even more minors are available, including some unique interdisciplinary programs.

In addition, the College of Charleston’s graduate school provides more than 20 master’s degree programs. Students in search of even more specialized training can enroll in one of C of C’s graduate certificate programs, which include Arts Management, Service-Oriented Computing and Special Education.

Student life at C of C provides the opportunity to join more than 180 student organizations, as well as several service programs and special campus events. Charleston also boasts an active Greek life with more than 20 national fraternities and sororities.

The College of Charleston has a rolling admissions policy. Strictly speaking, there is no application deadline, as the admissions office accepts students until space is filled. It’s a good idea to apply early, though, particularly for maximum financial aid consideration. The priority application deadline for incoming freshmen is February 10.

C of C Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave College of Charleston 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I have really enjoyed my time here at the College of Charleston. I love the gorgeous city that surrounds the school and history that comes with it. There's always something happening, it's never boring.


C of C Map & Location

College of Charleston
66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424


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Getting Around C of C

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Charleston, SC

Winter
Dec
60
46
Jan
57
43
Feb
60
46
Spring
Mar
65
52
Apr
72
59
May
79
67
Summer
Jun
85
74
Jul
88
77
Aug
86
76
Fall
Sep
82
72
Oct
75
62
Nov
67
54

C of C Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 11,446
Freshman Class 2,462
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 14,655

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 3%
African American 6%
Caucasian 84%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 78%
Graduate 22%
Full-Time 94%
Part-Time 6%
Women 66%
Men 34%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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