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Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC, USA
3.40 Average Rating
Charleston Southern University, located in North Charleston, South Carolina, is an independent college affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. CSU provides a curriculum that integrates the Baptist faith into learning. It is a member of the Council of Independent Colleges and has a “selective” admissions process. Favored fields of study include nursing, kinesiology and exercise science, and criminal justice and law enforcement administration.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting 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 National: 28%
0
100
35%
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
$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
City: Midsize
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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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