International Students

Are you ready to apply?


Per the S.C. Governor’s order on March 15, CofC has moved to a modified schedule.

All admissions events, in-person info sessions and campus tours have been canceled through Tuesday, June 30.

For a virtual visit experience near you: Visit Virtual Visit Center

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Per the S.C. Governor’s order on March 15, the College of Charleston has implemented a modified schedule in order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect our greater community.

Given the governor's directive, all admissions events, in-person information sessions & campus tours have been canceled through Sunday, April 5.


International Applicant Checklist:

Please begin by reviewing the First-YearTransfer, or Visiting Students parts of the application, as all application credentials listed on these pages are required for international students. 

  • Secondary School Records
  • English Proficiency and Standardized Testing Results
  • Documentation of Financial Support
  • Copy of Passport Picture/Data Page

Take the Next Step: 

STEP 1: Choose the application deadline that makes sense for you.

Find out what our admissions committee is looking for.

STEP 2: Choose your application method (CofC Online Application or The Common Application)

STEP 3: Review your application checklist.

Once you submit your application, you'll be able to view your application checklist and track your application file in your CofC Admissions Portal.

If you chose the Common App, we'll send you an email after you hit 'submit', so you can access your CofC Admissions Portal.

STEP 4: Submit your application materials to complete your application file

At the College of Charleston, we strongly believe that diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are integral parts of a liberal arts education. We attract international students from all over the world, and offer a lively mix of cultural exchange both in and out of the classroom. You'll study in the heart of one of the most historic cities in the United States, and one that — because it is located in a major East Coast seaport — has a decidedly European and cosmopolitan feel.