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University of Charleston

Charleston, WV 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%

About University of Charleston

University of Charleston is a private, nonprofit university in the town of Charleston, West Virginia. University of Charleston was founded in 1888. The college currently enrolls around 2,926 students a year, including 2,170 undergraduates.

University of Charleston Acceptance Rate

In 2019, University of Charleston accepted 70% of applicants. In 2019, 1,383 out of 1,984 total applicants were accepted.

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Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
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University of Charleston is located in Charleston, West Virginia,.

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2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Charleston, WV 25304-1099

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Charleston Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at University of Charleston is like? There are approximately 2,926 students enrolled at University of Charleston, including 2,170 undergraduate students and 756 graduate students. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 44% percent are from WV and 56% percent of students are from other states.


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