College of Charleston

66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424
(843) 953-5500
http://www.cofc.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Public
  • Total student population: 11,772
  • Undergraduate population: 10,147
  • Student to faculty ratio: 16 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $19,569
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $32,019
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $19,700
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $32,150

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 76%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $3,859
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 14%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $3,132
  • Students receiving federal aid: 15%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $4,213
  • Students receiving state aid: 57%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 21%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 8,941
  • Percent admitted: 65%
  • Percent admitted (men): 63%
  • Percent admitted (women): 65%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 540, 640
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 550, 640
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 530, 630

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 11,367
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 34%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 66%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 64%
  • Graduation rate (men): 62%
  • Graduation rate (women): 65%

Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Bachelors
  • Masters