Founded in 1888, University of Charleston is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Charleston (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Charleston (UC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Charleston (UC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||University of Charleston|
|Colours||Maroon and gold|
|Address||2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
25304 West Virginia
|Tel||+1 (800) 995 4682|
|Fax||+1 (304) 357 4781|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||2300 MacCorkle Avenue SE
(304) 357 4750
800 995 4682
|Basic Classification||Doctoral/Professional Universities|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
University of Charleston's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 88,828 physical volumes, 1,496 physical media, 31,996 digital/electronic medium and 54 licensed digital/electronic databases.
University of Charleston provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 762 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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