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University of Charleston

Charleston, WV

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Overview

University of Charleston is a Comprehensive institution located in Charleston, WV, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV  25304
United States
Contact Sandy Dolin
Application Coordinator
Email: admissions@ucwv.edu
Phone: 304-357-4752

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Occupational Therapist Assistant Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,793
Applied
1,716
Accepted
2,115
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

1,894
Females Applied
1,134
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

899
Males Applied
582
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.25
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,900
Private
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Fees

1,200
Full-time student fees
10,500
Room & board
6,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

2,115
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.59%
Black or African American 10.61%
White or Caucasian 60.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.77%
Asian 1.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.44%
Other 13.04%

Gender

Male (58.3%)
Female (41.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Governor's Cup Regatta, Homecoming and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, American Society of Interior Designers, Student Government Association, Capito Association of Nursing Students and International Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
radio connection to city police and ambulance

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

226
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 112
Part-time - 114
Male - 101
Female - 125
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