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The University of Charleston, founded in 1888, is a private institution. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Health Sciences. Its 40-acre campus is located two miles from Charleston's business district.

Website: www.ucwv.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,907
Undergraduate
Students
(44.4%) 847 Women
(55.6%) 1,060 Men
811
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
50% of 2,454 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,480
Tuition and Fees
$30,900
Room and Board
$9,180
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Charleston Population
50,821
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Golden Eagle
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
9.7% Black/African-American
3.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.0% White
29.4% Unknown
International Students
7.1%
First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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