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 College Of Charleston Charleston, South Carolina

66 George St
Charleston, South Carolina
29424-0001
843-953-5500
www.cofc.edu

College Of Charleston Mission Statement:
The College of Charleston is a state supported comprehensive institution providing a high quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. Consistent with its heritage since its founding in 1770, the College retains a strong liberal arts undergraduate curriculum. Located in the heart of historic Charleston, it strives to meet the growing educational demands primarily of the low country and the state and, secondarily, of the Southeast. A superior quality undergraduate program is central to the mission of the College. The College of Charleston seeks applicants capable of successfully completing degree requirements and pays particular attention to identifying and admitting students who excel academically. The College of Charleston serves a diverse student body from the geographical area and also attracts students from national and international communities. The College provides students a community in which to engage in original inquiry and creative expression in an atmosphere of intellectual freedom. This community, founded on the principles of the liberal arts tradition, provides students the opportunity to realize their intellectual and personal potential and to become responsible, productive members of society. In addition to offering a broad range of baccalaureate degree programs, a component of the College, the University of Charleston, South Carolina (UCSC) currently provides an increasing number of masters degree programs which are compatible with the community and the state. As a prominent component of the state's higher education system, the College encourages and supports research. Its faculty are important sources of knowledge and expertise for the community, state, and nation. Additionally, the College provides an extensive continuing education program and cultural activities for residents of the low country of South Carolina.
Degree Stats For College Of Charleston

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Semester

Comparison Group Category:
Public 4 yr Masters Colleges and Universities 1, size 2

Geographical Region:
Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Chief Administrator:
President Leo I Higdon Jr

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Public, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): City: Small

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Very high undergraduate

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Postbaccalaureate with arts & sciences (education dominant)

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Large four-year, primarily residential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Full-time four-year, more selective, higher transfer-in

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? Yes
Total Dorm Capacity: 2842
Provide board or meals? Yes, number of meals per week can vary
Number of meals per week:0
Typical room charge per year:$4768
Typical board charge per year:$2180
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Master's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
Graduate degree or certificate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

 Athletics

Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Yes
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: No
Basketball: Yes
Baseball: Yes
Cross Country/Track: Yes

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 Fee Information

Application Fee information for College Of Charleston  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? Yes
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 843-953-5540
 Admissions Office Phone: 843-953-5670


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