University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$32,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
615
25th
515
75th
545
25th
470
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,725
Declined 1,081
Total Received 2,806
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Private

2,720

undergraduate students

1,084

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,804
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
615
25th
515
75th
545
25th
470
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,725
Declined 1,081
Total Received 2,806

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 304 357-4944
ucfinancialaid@ucwv.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, broomball, flag football, soccer

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Mountain East

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Communications, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Interior Design. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Occupational Therapist Assistant. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

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

3,804

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

2,720
students

Female
41%
1,106

Male
59%
1,614

28%

1,084
students

Female
41%
440

Male
59%
644

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

46%

1,256
students

Female
57%
711

Male
43%
545

54%

1,464
students

Female
27%
395

Male
73%
1,069

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.20
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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