University of Charleston

Address:
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304
Phone:
304-357-4800
Website:
http://www.ucwv.edu
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About University of Charleston

University of Charleston is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these 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 only awards master’s degrees 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, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,012
 Graduate384
 Total1,396
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2576%
 % 25 and Over24%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time97%
 % Part-time3%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.2%
 % Black7.2%
 % Asian3.1%
 % Latino1.1%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown24.9%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal2,546
 % Admitted55%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled24%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT21%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT52%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Math450 / 800560 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$24,700
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,700
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans48%
 % Undergraduates with Grants71%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,937
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$2,800
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$750
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Charleston Area

Median Age42.5
Median Household Income$46,004
Total Population51,360
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.0% 52.0%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1752.9%47.1%
 Age 18-2448.1%51.9%
 Age 25-2947.9%52.1%
 Age 30-3954.5%45.5%
 40+45.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.6%
 % Black9.3%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino1.5%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,937
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$2,800
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$466
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50080.1%49.1%16.8%
 $500 to $74910.6%42.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9998.2%6.9%23.2%
 Over $10001.1%1.7%9.4%
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