ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Charleston Southern University

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN Student Life

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN is on a 500-acre campus in a suburban setting in Charleston, South Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for CHARLESTON SOUTHERN students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN also has fraternities and sororities.

The CHARLESTON SOUTHERN community comes together each year for Convocation, Homecoming.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN Housing

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most CHARLESTON SOUTHERN students live off campus. In 2021, 42% of undergrads at CHARLESTON SOUTHERN lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 58% of students lived off-campus or commuted to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN. There are 1,292 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,062 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,292 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 25% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.CHARLESTON SOUTHERN does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at CHARLESTON SOUTHERN

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Charleston Southern University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The CHARLESTON SOUTHERN campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN, take Interstate 26 to Charleston, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charleston International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in South Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

84%

In State

16%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

62%

24%

4%

4%

3%

2%

1%

1%

0.16%

Undergraduate Students

3,062

Graduate Students

431

Non-Resident / International Students

20

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,493

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$26,060

Out-of-State

$26,060

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About CHARLESTON SOUTHERN?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation