University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$30,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,228
Declined 1,226
Total Received 2,454
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Private

1,907

undergraduate students

811

graduate students

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

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Yeager

University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston
25304

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activities Board
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Student Government Association
  • Capito Association of Nursing Students
  • International Student Organization

Top Events

  • Governor's Cup Regatta
  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • radio connection to city police and ambulance

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,228
Declined 1,226
Total Received 2,454

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
General Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,718

total students

49%

in-state

51%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

1,907
students

Female
44%
847

Male
56%
1,060

30%

811
students

Female
44%
356

Male
56%
455

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

61%

1,172
students

Female
57%
664

Male
43%
508

39%

735
students

Female
25%
183

Male
75%
552

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

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
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

310

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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