University of Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia

Overview

Address2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
School Websitewww.ucwv.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Charleston is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Charleston, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,283 students applied to University of Charleston. Of those students, 1,151 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Charleston was $29,900, in addition to fees of $1,000. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Charleston.

University of Charleston has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Charleston acceptance rate is 50%. To put this into perspective, 1,151 of the 2,283 students who applied to University of Charleston in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Charleston is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Charleston had an SAT score between the range of 906 and 1,143. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Charleston was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Charleston as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Charleston, the tuition for in-state residents is $29,900. Combined with fees of $1,000, room and board costs of $9,400, other expenses of $2,600 and the $1,800 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $30,900 in tuition.

Students at University of Charleston are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Charleston was $4,799 last year. with 57% of students were awarded federal aid.

University of Charleston Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Charleston.

University of Charleston has a good gender split, with 44% of undergraduates being female and 56% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 63% of all students reside in undefined. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 10% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Charleston is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Charleston to thrive in your studies.

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