University of Charleston

country rank  1360
world rank  4406

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University Overview

Founded in 1888, University of Charleston is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Charleston (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Charleston (UC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UC
Founded 1888
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 2300 Maccorkle Avenue SE
Charleston (population range: 50,000-249,999)
25304 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (800) 995 4682
F +1 (304) 357 4781

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2300 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Charleston 25304
+1 (304) 357 4750
800 995 4682

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Charleston's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018