Tuition & Fees

$30,400

$30,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
55%
300-399
19%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
26%
400-499
52%
300-399
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
38%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
56%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

55%

45%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 934
Declined + 867
Total Received 1,801
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Private (nonprofit)

1,761

undergraduate students

664

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Biological/life Sciences
  3. Social Sciences
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Codes

SAT 5419
ACT 4528

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School Facts

The University of Charleston is an independent, co-educational residential university. Its main campus is on the banks of the Kanawha River in Charleston, WV.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,425
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Charleston, WV

40-acre campus in Charleston (population: 50,404). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation within Charleston. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 3% of male students
 
2 sororities 3% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
55%
300-399
19%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
26%
400-499
52%
300-399
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
38%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
56%
12-17
15%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 934
Declined + 867
Total Received 1,801

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Recommendations

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joan Clark
Vice President of Admissions
P: 800 995-4682
F: 304 357-4781
admissions@ucwv.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Mountain East (Division II)
Mascot
Golden Eagles
School colors
maroon and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Education
English
Executive Leadership
Finance
Forensic Accounting
Interior Design
Nursing
Occupational Therapy Assisting
Organizational Leadership
Pharmacy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Radiological Science
Radiology Technology
Sports Administration
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training
Strategic Leadership
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Undergraduate

73%

1,761
students

Female
45%
798

Male
55%
963

Graduate

27%

664
students

Female
46%
303

Male
54%
361

undergraduateFull-time

69%

1,218
students

Female
55%
666

Male
45%
552

undergraduatePart-time

31%

543
students

Female
25%
132

Male
75%
411

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

92%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.20
College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Canada
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Violetta Petrosyan
Director of International Students
304 357-4758
violettapetrosyan@ucwv.edu

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