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Every year, our applicant pool grows increasingly more competitive as high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds designate the College as their number one choice. Cougars are world travelers, independent thinkers and proven leaders who have demonstrated a deep commitment to serving others. Join the 10,000 undergraduate students who have chosen the College. The College of Charleston welcomes applications for both the fall and spring semesters. 

Deadlines are fast approaching – early notification (Nov. 1), freshman scholarship consideration (Dec. 1), regular notification (Feb. 1) and enrollment and housing deposit (May 1). 

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to apply to the College:

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Please visit our graduate school website if you wish to take graduate classes.

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