Charleston Southern University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

9200 University Boulevard

Box 118087

Charleston, SC 29423-8087

(843) 863-7050

(800) 947-7474

Fax: (843) 863-7070



Contact: Jim Rhoton

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 118087

Charleston, SC 29423-8087

(843) 863-7000

www.csuniv.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,761

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dramatic/theatre arts and stagecraft B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Voice/Opera B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biological and biomedical sciences B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business administration, management and operations B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B

History

American History (U.S.) B
European History B
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Science Technologies

Science technologies/technicians B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Charleston Southern University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(843) 863-7000
Website:www.csuniv.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.applyweb.com/apply/chsu/index.html
Address:9200 University Blvd, Charleston, SC 29406-9121
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,616
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,594 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$24,140
Out-of-state Tuition:$24,140
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,311

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Charleston Southern University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Charleston Southern University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services910
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education94
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs52
History3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences4
Theology and Religious Vocations2
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total5619

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Charleston Southern University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services46
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Grand total57

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Charleston Southern University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$24,140
Out-of-state$24,140
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,790
Out-of-state$3,790

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid74099%
Grant or scholarship aid73899%$20,311
Student loan aid49366%$6,235

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,82089%$15,858
Federal student loans2,64283%$6,869

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Charleston Southern University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Charleston Southern University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,3991,5412,858
Percent admitted100%61%60%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%19%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Charleston Southern University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,616
Undergraduate enrollment3,204
Graduate enrollment412

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Charleston Southern University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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