Explore the College

Explore the College of Charleston

Where You Get the Best of All Worlds

Welcome to the College of Charleston! If you want to thrive and grow at a university where you’ll have every opportunity you can imagine to create, explore, connect, discover, inspire and achieve, you have come to the right place.

The College of Charleston is a future-focused, innovative institution where students flourish and graduates are well equipped to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Students  choose the College of Charleston because they are looking for the personalized attention and faculty interactions that are characteristic of a small, private college. Plus, they want the benefits of a first-rate, mid-sized public university – at an affordable cost.

Academic life at the College is organized around six different schools with a long list of majors and minors for you to explore. The City of Charleston is known for its blend of rich history, business and tech-sector opportunities, thriving arts and entertainment scene and picture-postcard beauty. What you’ll discover very quickly is that the city serves our students as an ideal living-learning laboratory.

And when you’re not in class, you can become involved with one or more of our  240+ student clubs and organizations, and cheer on our Division I  Cougar athletics teams. With a student body of more than 9,000 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students, you’ll connect with amazing new people every day, and always feel part of a tight-knit community.


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