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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

2012-2013 Tuition

$21,450 Tuition and Fees


2779 undergraduate students
37% male / 63% female


rolling application deadline
82.2% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1964

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Agricultural Business and Management, General, Computer and Information Sciences, 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

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,779
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,480
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 283
Percent of male undergraduates: 37%
Percent of female undergraduates: 63%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, 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)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: cross country
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: cross country

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