Charleston Southern University

Acceptance Rate 54 %
SAT Average 1,080
Tuition & Fees $28,930
Student Population 3,350
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $18,390

Academic Overview

Charleston Southern University Campus, Charleston, SC
Charleston Southern University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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. The 2022 tuition & fees are $28,930 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,350 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 54% and the graduation rate is 44% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Charleston Southern University are $28,930. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $5,085 on average.
Charleston Southern University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at CSU. The acceptance rate of CSU is 54% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 44% and the transfer-out rate is 44%. The average received amount of financial aid is $18,390 and 88% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,350 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Charleston Southern University is 54 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Charleston Southern University is 44 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Charleston Southern University is 44 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Charleston Southern University is 67 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Charleston Southern University is 3,350
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Charleston Southern University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $18,390 at Charleston Southern University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

CSU offers 90 major programs through online and on-site education where 12 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 Degree675
Master's Degree237

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:1,291)
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