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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

2014-2015 Tuition

$22,840 Tuition and Fees

Students

2912 undergraduate students
36% male / 64% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
68.9% accepted

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Summary


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: 2,912
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,601
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 303
Percent of male undergraduates: 36%
Percent of female undergraduates: 64%

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)

Activities

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

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 2010 2011 2012
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 9 18 18
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 6
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
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 9 13 14
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 2 0 0
Drug law violations 9 0 0
Liquor law violations 25 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 2 0 0
Drug law violations 9 0 0
Liquor law violations 25 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

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.