Student Population
University of Charleston overview
Location Charleston, West Virginia
Online ucwv.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
University of Charleston overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Charleston, West Virginia, University of Charleston is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,737 prospective students applied, and 1,765 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 343 enrolled in the school.  1,818 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 663 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $29,900 plus fees of $1,000. University of Charleston is ranked 982 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
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SAT 940/1110
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.38
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Charleston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$1,000
Room and Board $9,400
Budget for Other Expenses$2,600
Total One Year Cost$44,700


Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
51% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Charleston students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 26%
Business 26%
Biology 14%
Education 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237312 IPEDS survey data for University of Charleston.