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University of Charleston

Charleston, WV, USA
4.07 Average Rating

Founded in 1888, the University of Charleston is a private school situated in Charleston, West Virginia and is a designated military-friendly school. UC is home to the Erma Byrd Gallery, which houses over 100 pieces of art created by local female artists, as well as The Innovation Center, which provides students and members of the community the ability to study entrepreneurship.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
52%
Out of State Students
35%
0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 935
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,481
Total Number of Undergrads
1,831
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
26%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,786
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$30,900
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,900
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%
Average Aid Per Year
$27,512
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
55%
45%
Student Organizations
35
Size of Town
City: Small
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charleston
Washington
New York
Huntington
Pittsburgh
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
85%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,800
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What Students Are Saying

4.07 Average Rating
The University of Charleston is small private college located on the Kanawha River in Charleston, WV. The professors genuinely care about each individual student's grades, progress, and success in his or her respective field. This institution is truly one of a kind with its top notch education, student organizations and beautiful campus.
ElizabethR from Charleston, WV
I would rate this university at an 8. I like that the classes are small. Campus is beautiful.
Emily from Mullens, WV

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