University of Charleston

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Most Desirable School
University in Charleston, West Virginia

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About University of Charleston

According to Wikipedia, The University of Charleston is a private non-profit university with its main campus in Charleston, West Virginia. The university also has a location in Beckley, West Virginia, known as UC-Beckley. History The school was founded in 1888 as the Barboursville Seminary of the Southern Methodist Church. In 1901, it was renamed Morris Harvey College, in honor of a devoted supporter. In 1935 the school moved to downtown Charleston and affiliated with the Mason College of Fine Arts and Music. In 1940, it became independent of the Methodist Church. In 1947, the school moved to its present campus in the Kanawha City section of Charleston across the river from the State Capitol. In 1951, it purchased the Young-Noyes House as the home of the college president. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

University of Charleston's Online Degrees

BSBA in Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Cybersecurity
  • Required Credits: 125
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BSN in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Organizational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA/BS in Psychology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Business and Data Analytics
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Cybersecurity
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Strategic Leadership
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Nursing
Degree Concentrations
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

University of Charleston Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,80661%46%104121

How Much Does University of Charleston Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$31,350
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$21,081
30K - 48K$20,500
48K - 75K$23,953
75K - 110K$24,475
110K+$23,850

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do University of Charleston Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Charleston, then you can expect to earn an average of $46,800 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Charleston's Demographics

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

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,1251,731394

Where is University of Charleston?

University of Charleston is located at 2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston WV 25304

How Safe is University of Charleston?

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

What Is University of Charleston Known For?

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

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

Who Are University of Charleston's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Charleston's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, History, and Business. Here are some of University of Charleston's most famous alumni:

Robert Byrd
A United States Senator from West Virginia .
Jim Harrick
An American college basketball coach.
James C. Mahan
James C. Mahan
A United States federal judge.
Glen Gainer Jr.
An American politician.
Elizabeth Virginia Hallanan
A United States federal judge .
Doc Powell
An American musician.
Louis D. Rubin Jr.
An American writer.
Bill Bolling
An American politician.
Glen Gainer III
An American politician.
Warren McGraw
An American politician.
Fred B. Lambert
A West Virginia educator and regional historian .
David Burnell Smith
An American politician.

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