University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

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.

University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

Tuition & Fees

$31,400

$31,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

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 (nonprofit)

1,907

undergraduate students

811

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Biological/life Sciences
  3. Organizational Leadership
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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 2,718
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)
•  ARC-PA Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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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
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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
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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

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
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
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, broomball, flag football, soccer

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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
Crisis/Emergency Leadership
Cyber Security
Education
English
Executive Leadership
Frontline Leadership
Movement Science
Nursing
Occupational Therapy Assisting
Organizational Leadership
Pharmacy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Radiological Science
Radiology Technology
Sports Administration
Strategic Leadership
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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

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 Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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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