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University of Charleston Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$40,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,900 tuition
$9,100 on campus room & board
$1,800 books and supplies
$1,000 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$40,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,900 tuition
$9,100 on campus room & board
$1,800 books and supplies
$1,000 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,923 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,631 avg)
40% get state aid ($4,064 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($15,923 avg)
64% get loans ($6,714 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 14.9% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 14.9% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $18,892 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,631 36%
Pell Grants $4,353 36%
Other Federal Grants $650 18%
Institution Grant Aid $15,923 94%
State Grant Aid $4,064 40%
Student Loans $6,714 64%
Federal Loans $5,486 63%
Other Loans $10,091 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: August 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of Charleston offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 357-4800
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $380
Out of State $380


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ken
  • I am a current student here

    For the pharmacy program it is fairly cheap compared to schools in California. The undergraduate program cost as much as the graduate programs, but there are a lot of opportunities for scholarships.

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  • 3
  • Jessica from Fairport, NY
  • I am a current student here

    Many new professors in the nursing program who need to find their way at student expense - jury is still out for spring semester.

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  • 5
  • Holly from Ridgeview, WV
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The University of Charleston has small class rooms so students get the one on one attention students need to do well academically. The university has a library that has private rooms so students can go read in private or do academic work without being bothered with the noise of fellow students or staff members. The staff is friendly and helpful. There are security gards who will walk a student to their car if they happen to be to afraid to walk out by themselves.

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