Charleston Southern University

Acceptance Rate 57.21 %
SAT Average 1,095
2023 Tuition & Fees $29,990
Student Population 3,341
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $19,065

Academic Overview

Charleston Southern University Campus, Charleston, SC
Charleston Southern University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Charleston, South Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Charleston Southern University is affiliated with Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $29,990 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $5,085.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,341 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57.21% and the graduation rate is 49% last year.
The salary after graduation from Charleston Southern University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, CSU's tuition & fees is $29,990. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $5,085.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at CSU. The acceptance rate of CSU is 57.21% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30.61%. The average graduation rate is 49% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,065 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,341 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Charleston Southern University is 57.21 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Charleston Southern University is 49 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Charleston Southern University is 68 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Charleston Southern University is 3,341
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Charleston Southern University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,065 at Charleston Southern University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address9200 University Blvd, Charleston, SC 29406-9121
Online Applicationhttps://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/admissions/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://tcc.ruffalonl.com/Charleston Southern University/Freshman Students
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/admissions/veterans
Disability Servicehttps://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/academics/student-success-center/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

CSU offers 102 major programs through online and on-site education where 26 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree7312
Master's Degree2713
Post Master's Degree11
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Charleston Southern University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,424)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Charleston Southern University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges