|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,404 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
College of Charleston is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,828 applications and 9,110 students were granted admission. College of Charleston is at the #82 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 55% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 48% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1000 to 1190|
|ACT||22 to 27|
College of Charleston charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $0 and in-state students paid $0.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of College of Charleston's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 24% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,544 (which is 2.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at College of Charleston in 2016-2017, was 965, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,601 (which is 5.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, College of Charleston has enrolled a total of 11,294 students (9,815 students full-time and 1,479 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,294 students, 756 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 10,375 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 919 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 307 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 8%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at College of Charleston.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||27%||266|
|Visual And Performing Arts||7%||64|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||5%||50|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||5%||44|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||24|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||24|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||19|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College of Charleston full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of College of Charleston graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,000. Last year, out of the total 2,142 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,971 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,428 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,161 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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