University of Charleston is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Charleston, WV
Founded in 1888, the institution currently enrolls around 2,967 students a year, including 2,115 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 61%
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It is moderately difficult to get into University of Charleston. Around 61 percent of all applicants to University of Charleston are accepted each year.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.
About 67 percent of students who start at University of Charleston come back the next year. Out of the 317 students who started at University of Charleston as first-time freshman, 117 graduate within four years.
University of Charleston's six-year graduation for undergrads is 46 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Charleston is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Charleston is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at University of Charleston is like? There are approximately 2,718 students enrolled at University of Charleston, including 1,907 undergraduate students and 811 graduate students. 61% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from WV and 51% percent of students are from other states.
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