Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC

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Charleston Southern University, founded in 1964, is a private institution residing on 300 suburban acres in Charleston, South Carolina. The school offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Charleston Southern University students have 36 student organizations and 17 NCAA athletic teams to participate in as well.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 118087, 9200 University Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29423
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1964

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
58.7% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

10% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$23,440 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Agricultural business and management, general, Computer science, Elementary education and teaching, Teacher education, multiple levels, Early childhood education and teaching, English/language arts teacher education, Mathematics teacher education, Music teacher education, Physical education teaching and coaching, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Social studies teacher education, Spanish language teacher education, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, Humanities/humanistic studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Biological and biomedical sciences, other, Mathematics, general, Applied mathematics, general, Kinesiology and exercise science, Religion/religious studies, Religious/sacred music, Youth ministry, Chemistry, general, Science technologies/technicians, other, Psychology, general, Criminal justice/safety studies, Social sciences, general, Economics, general, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Graphic design, Dramatic/theatre arts and stagecraft, other, Music, general, Music performance, general, Athletic training/trainer, Music therapy/therapist, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business administration and management, general, Business administration, management and operations, other, Accounting, Finance, general, Management information systems, general, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general, American history (united states), European history, Computer and information sciences, general

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 2,967
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,638
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 311

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, military, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Cross country
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Cross country
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 18 18 12
Motor vehicle theft 0 6 6
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 13 14 12
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter
Negligent manslaughter
Sex offenses - Forcible
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)
Robbery
Aggravated assault
Burglary
Motor vehicle theft
Arson
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession
Drug law violations
Liquor law violations

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.