What Makes Us Special

About University of Charleston

The UC mission is to educate each student for a life of productive work, enlightened living and community involvement. UC offers a performance-based curriculum focused on specific outcomes that are essential abilities every student needs for a lifetime of learning and opportunity. These outcomes – critical thinking, communication, citizenship, creativity/innovation, ethical practice and inquiry – are embedded in all courses to help students apply their learning to their chosen major and to real-world situations.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class


Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.37

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 48%
Men 52%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 66%  Help

More About our Students

our students

Price of Attendance in 2015-16  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

Use Our Net Price Calculator  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 15:1

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 303 155 6 0 464