College of Charleston

#1008 / #299
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#435
Most Desirable School
Liberal arts college in Charleston, South Carolina

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About College of Charleston

According to Wikipedia, The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts college in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, it is the oldest college in South Carolina, the 13th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, and the oldest municipal college in the country. The founders of the college include three future signers of the Declaration of Independence , and three future signers of the United States Constitution .

College of Charleston's Online Degrees

BPS in Professional Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Applied Communication
  • Healthcare and Medical Services Management
  • Organizational Management and Development
  • Project Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in General Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

College of Charleston Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
15,21474%66%117025

How Much Does College of Charleston Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$12,518$460

How Much Do College of Charleston Graduates Make?

If you graduate from College of Charleston, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,700 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

College of Charleston's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
10,1079,450657

Where is College of Charleston?

College of Charleston is located at 66 George St, Charleston SC 29424-0001

How Safe is College of Charleston?

College of Charleston has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Charleston has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is College of Charleston Known For?

College of Charleston is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

College of Charleston's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are College of Charleston's Most Influential Alumni?

College of Charleston's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Engineering, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of College of Charleston's most famous alumni:

John C. Frémont
John C. Frémont
A United States Army general and explorer .
Elizabeth Colbert Busch
An American businesswoman.
Robert Mills
An American architect.
Orlando Jones
Orlando Jones
An American stand-up comedian.
Lu Parker
Lu Parker
An American beauty pageant contestant and speaker.
Ludwig Lewisohn
A German novelist, critic, translator .
Nafees Bin Zafar
Nafees Bin Zafar
A Bangladeshi software engineer.
Madeleine Westerhout
Madeleine Westerhout
An American public official.
George B. Rabb
An American zoologist.
Tabetha S. Boyajian
Tabetha S. Boyajian
An American astronomer.
Buist M. Fanning
A Biblical scholar.
Thomas Perkins Abernethy
An American historian.

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