50-50 Profile: College of Charleston

College of Charleston campus

College of Charleston -Public
Charleston, South Carolina
11,456 (10,440 undergraduates)
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2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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2014-15 Accepted: 78%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 55%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 65%
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FINANCES
Total Expenses In-State: $28.015
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $45,559
Average Net Price 13-14: $17,609
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 4%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES
SAT Critical Reading: 620
SAT Math: 610
ACT: 27
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COMMON DATA SET
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 45.8%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 23.3%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 57.5%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 25.2%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $10,240

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics
NCAA D1, Colonial Athletic Association

College of Charleston athletic teams

Reasons to consider College of Charleston:
Honors College (priority registration, residence halls)
First-Year Experience
Grice Marine Laboratory
Dixie Plantation
Carter Real Estate Center
Higdon Student Leadership Center
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities
Caroline Low Country and Atlantic World
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture
Center for Public Choice and Market Process
The Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities
Teaching Fellows

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