College of Charleston

, SC,
3.88 Average Rating

The College of Charleston, founded in 1770, is the oldest institution of higher learning in South Carolina and the 13th oldest in the United States. Charleston is a public space- and sea-grant institution located in a historic area of downtown Charleston. The cobbled streets and 18th century architecture have led to the college being named “America’s Most Beautiful College Campus” by Travel + Leisure Magazine. The most popular majors are business administration, biology, and psychology.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
Average SAT Composite: 1141

What Students Are Saying

3.88 Average Rating
The College of Charleston is well-rounded, beautiful school that rests elegantly on the Atlantic Ocean. Surrounded by delicious food, intelligent professors, and interesting people; there is no better place to attend school. Any student enrolled at the college will tell you of how wondrous and exquisite it is, and how much of an honor it is to attend.
Robert from Hickory, NC
I absolutely love the college. I continually fall in love with the city and beautiful campus on a daily basis. The campus atmosphere and the college in general is tough to beat.
Madeline from Cary, NC

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