Tuition & Fees

$30,900

$30,900

not including room and board

More Financial Details

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%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
56%
12-17
15%
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

15

students

More Student Details

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,768
Declined + 972
Total Received 2,740
More Admissions Details

Private (nonprofit)

1,831

undergraduate students

650

graduate students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Biological/life Sciences
  3. Organizational Leadership
More Majors

Codes

SAT 5419
ACT 4528

Social Networks

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
West Virginia Wesleyan College Buckhannon, WV
Marshall University Huntington, WV
Fairmont State University Fairmont, WV
Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL
High Point University High Point, NC
Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL
Bethany College Bethany, WV
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Location

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 2,481
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Charleston, WV

40-acre campus in Charleston (population: 47,929). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
56%
12-17
15%

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 Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,768
Declined + 972
Total Received 2,740

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Admissions Contact

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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 304 357-4944
ucfinancialaid@ucwv.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michelle Marlowe
Director of Financial Aid
michellemarlowe@ucwv.edu

Financial Aid Right Now

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Broomball, Flag Football, Soccer

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Directors

Bren Stevens (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Cyber Security
Education
English
Executive Leadership
Movement Science
Nursing
Occupational Therapy Assisting
Organizational Leadership
Pharmacy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Radiological Science
Radiology Technology
Sports Administration
Strategic Leadership
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Biological/life Sciences
  3. Organizational Leadership

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,481

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

1,831
students

Female
45%
823

Male
55%
1,008

26%

650
students

Female
41%
264

Male
59%
386

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

1,220
students

Female
58%
697

Male
42%
523

34%

611
students

Female
21%
126

Male
79%
485

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • 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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway