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Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC, USA
3.40 Average Rating

Originally founded as Baptist College, Charleston Southern University is a Christian school in the greater Charleston area and the only Christian college in South Carolina’s Lowcountry region. CSU grants undergraduate degrees in over 50 academic programs integrating Christian faith into learning. As a Christian university, CSU holds biweekly chapel services in Lightsey Auditorium and attendance is required for all students. Furthermore, CSU sponsors missions on spring and fall breaks to provide service opportunities.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
77%
Out-Of-State Students
22%
0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate

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
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,492
Total Number of Undergrads
3,061
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
24%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
35%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,858
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$24,840
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,840
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,077
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
40
Size of Town
Small city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charleston
Columbia
Greenville
Charlotte
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.40 Average Rating
csu is an awesome university. it offers outstanding courses and does just as the university's mission states, integrating faith in learning, leading, and serving.
CSU student
Charleston Southern University is a great, God-focused school. They help every student achieve their goals and maintain their grade. The campus is amazingly beautiful.
Raeann from Clover, SC

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