University of Charleston


Student Population
University of Charleston overview
Location Charleston, West Virginia
School Type Private 4 Year
University of Charleston overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 2,283 prospective students applied, and 1,151 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 305 enrolled in the school.  1,809 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 814 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $29,900 plus fees of $1,000. University of Charleston is ranked 662 nationally in the 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
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SAT 910/1140
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.38
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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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 IPEDS survey data for University of Charleston.