University of Charleston: Ranking & Review

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Charleston
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United States
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World
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119526722
Top 40%

University of Charleston Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%65%64%
Applicants2,7378641,873
Admissions1,7655591,206
Enrolled undergraduates343142201
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,4811,3941,087

1,644 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

919 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores56
Percent of students submitting SAT scores16%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
480
Math
465

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores248
Percent of students submitting ACT scores72%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
19
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Charleston Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$43,900$43,900
Off-campus$43,800$43,800
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,100 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Charleston provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 762 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$21,000$21,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$380$380
Tuition for Full-time graduates$17,000$17,000
Fees for full-time graduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$425$425

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1951115311
Health Professions and Related Programs78612684249
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2222
Psychology1313
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1212
Education1212
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services99
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies77
Social Sciences55
Visual and Performing Arts33
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
English Language and Literature & Letters11
History11
Physical Sciences11
Grand Total7834313789647

A total of 421 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Charleston.

At the master's and doctor's level 226 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%42%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

General info

Alternative namesUC
Founded1888
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff378
Instructional FTE140
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ucwv.edu
Address2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, West Virginia, 25304
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population49,000
Phone3043574800
Fax+1 (304) 357 4781

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