Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Southern University


Student Population
Charleston Southern University overview
Location Charleston, South Carolina
Online csuniv.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Charleston Southern University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston Southern University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,125 prospective students applied, and 2,323 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 630 enrolled in the school.  2,860 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 632 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $24,800 plus fees of $40. CSU is ranked 1023 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Charleston Southern University overview
SAT 1090/1160
ACT 20/22
GPA 3.24
Applications Accepted
Charleston Southern University overview
Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Charleston Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$40
Room and Board $9,900
Budget for Other Expenses$3,800
Total One Year Cost$39,940


Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Charleston Southern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 11%
Psychology 10%
Health Professions 8%
Biology 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217688 IPEDS survey data for Charleston Southern University.