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When you know, you know. And when people visit the College, they know. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the College offers a supportive and active campus community with instant access to one of the country’s most vibrant cities. Find out what our students are like and why they love the College of Charleston.

Whether you want to learn more about the application process or our financial aid and scholarship packages, you've come to the right place. We've got tips from our counselorsDos and Don’ts of College Admissions Essays, and publications galore. And just in case you can't get enough, you may always request more info

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I Want Your Job

College of Charleston students are dynamic, driven and fearless. If they look at the world and see something missing—they give it to us. From apps to planets, our students are true game changers. So our grads? Well, let's just say, a College of Charleston education coupled with access to CougarNation's global network opens doors. And in true Cougar spirit, they're sprinting through them.

Lucy Lesniak ’10

Lucy Lesniak ’10 followed her instincts from Lancashire, England to the College of Charleston, then New York, N.Y. and finally, for now, to Bangkok, Thailand. 
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Justin Foulk ’10

Justin Foulk ’10 is making sure it is easy for you to find and buy products from Anthropologie. He’s the “data guy” for one of the nation’s most popular women’s clothing brands. With a background in finance (he was a business administration major at the College of Charleston), he uses numbers and data to improve the online user experience. Read more.

Jonathon Myers ’00 

College of Charleston alumnus Jonathon Myers ’00 is writing his own destiny. Literally. The psychology major has written storylines for the nation’s top video game companies. Now, he’s the CEO and creative director of Reactive Studios, a mobile game company he co-founded. Read more.

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The Office of Admissions is here to help. Contact us anytime with questions about the College, the application process, or the best restaurant in town to sample authentic Lowcountry cuisine.