University of Charleston

Acceptance Rate 69.71 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $31,900
Student Population 2,926
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $14,090
Graduation Rate 43 %

Academic Overview

University of Charleston is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Charleston, West Virginia. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $31,900 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $16,900.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,926 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69.71% and the graduation rate is 43% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Charleston varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,800. 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, Charleston's tuition & fees is $31,900. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $16,900.
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 Charleston. The acceptance rate of Charleston is 69.71% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17.79%. The average graduation rate is 43% and the transfer-out rate is 1%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,090 and 87% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,926 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Charleston is 69.71 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Charleston is 43 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Charleston is 1 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Charleston is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Charleston is 2,926
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Charleston is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,090 at University of Charleston.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304
Online Applicationwww.ucwv.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate/Undergraduate-Application/
Financial Aidwww.ucwv.edu/Admissions/Financial-Aid/
Net Price Calculatoreconnections.ucwv.edu/forms/npc
Veterans Tuitionwww.ucwv.edu/Admissions/Military/
Disability Servicehttps://www.ucwv.edu/uc-life/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

Charleston offers 33 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 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
Associate's Degree62
Bachelor's Degree212
Master's Degree42
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

University 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. 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
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:756)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,350)

Veterans Benefits

University 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