College of Charleston

Acceptance Rate 76.11 %
SAT Average 1,185
2023 Tuition & Fees $35,798
Student Population 10,941
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,885

Academic Overview

College of Charleston Campus, Charleston, SC
College of Charleston is a public, four-years institute located in Charleston, South Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $12,977 for South Carolina residents and $35,798 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $39,332 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,941 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 76.11% and the graduation rate is 67% last year.
The salary after graduation from College of Charleston varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,700. 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, C of Charleston's tuition & fees is $12,977 for South Carolina residents and $35,798 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $14,230 for in-state students and $39,332 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at C of Charleston. The acceptance rate of C of Charleston is 76.11% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.86%. The average graduation rate is 67% and the transfer-out rate is 26%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,885 and 92% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,941 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for College of Charleston is 76.11 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for College of Charleston is 67 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for College of Charleston is 26 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for College of Charleston is 83 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for College of Charleston is 10,941
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for College of Charleston is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,885 at College of Charleston.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424-0001
Online Applicationhttps://www.cofc.edu/apply
Financial Aidfinaid.cofc.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://cofc.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionfinaid.cofc.edu/types-of-financial-aid/veterans-benefits/index.php
Disability Servicedisabilityservices.cofc.edu/

Offered Degrees

C of Charleston offers 96 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 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 Degree620
Post Bachelor's Degree80
Master's Degree222
Post Master's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

College of Charleston 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.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,338)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,550)

Veterans Benefits

College of Charleston 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