Charleston Southern University

Address:
9200 University Blvd, Charleston, SC 29410-8087
Phone:
843-863-7000
Website:
http://www.csuniv.edu
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About Charleston Southern University

Charleston Southern University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in business. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,771
 Graduate448
 Total3,219
GenderFemale62%
 Male38%
Student Age% Under 2569%
 % 25 and Over28%
 % Age Unknown4%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.4%
 % Black27.6%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino2.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown10.7%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyGraphic Design
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,576
 % Admitted59%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled31%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT80%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT58%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Math430 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3623 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$19,854
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,854
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans84%
 % Undergraduates with Grants90%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,616
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,198
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,014
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,146
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,394

Neighborhood Data for the Charleston Area

Median Age32.4
Median Household Income$50,938
Total Population118,401
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.2% 52.8%
 Age 0-950.5%49.5%
 Age 10-1747.4%52.6%
 Age 18-2447.9%52.1%
 Age 25-2947.7%52.3%
 Age 30-3949.8%50.2%
 40+46.9%53.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White68.5%
 % Black27.4%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino2.9%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,616
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,198
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$774
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50042.6%19.3%6.0%
 $500 to $74917.6%28.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99927.3%31.5%38.6%
 Over $100012.5%20.9%39.9%
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