College of Charleston is on a 52-acre campus in the urban setting of Charleston, South Carolina.
College of Charleston has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? College of Charleston has fraternities and sororities.
College of Charleston has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at College of Charleston include Cougar Activities Board, Black Student Union, Charleston Miracle and Intramural Basketball.
College of Charleston students' favorite campus traditions are Maroon Mayhem, Cougar Night Lights and Pep Supper.
This table offers information on housing at College of Charleston.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||32%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,325|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,269|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||68%|
College of Charleston offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most College of Charleston students live off campus. In 2022, 32% of undergrads at College of Charleston lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 68% of students lived off-campus or commuted to College of Charleston. There are 3,325 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,967 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,269 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
College of Charleston offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At College of Charleston there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at College of Charleston:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Sailing||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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.
College of Charleston is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The College of Charleston campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
College of Charleston offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Additionally, College of Charleston has Some residence halls with key card access, but not all.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit College of Charleston, take Interstate 26 to Charleston, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charleston International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore College of Charleston's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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