University of Charleston

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE

Charleston, WV 25304

(304) 357-4750

(800) 995-4682

Fax: (304) 357-4781



Contact: Alan Liebrecht

Vice President for Enrollment
Main Address

2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE

Charleston, WV 25304

(304) 357-4800

www.ucwv.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,122

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 311

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,102

Graduate enrollment: 309

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Interior Design B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Finance/Banking B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy A,B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis 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.

University of Charleston Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(304) 357-4800
Website:www.ucwv.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.ucwv.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate/Undergraduate-Application/
Address:2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,425
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,022 (42% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,900
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,892

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Charleston Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services43
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Education7
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs351
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total3294

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Psychology1
Grand total41

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Charleston 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$29,900
Out-of-state$29,900
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,147
Out-of-state$17,147

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid30797%
Grant or scholarship aid30597%$18,892
Student loan aid20164%$6,714

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,31876%$16,257
Federal student loans84949%$7,643

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,8016201,181
Percent admitted100%56%50%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%21%14%

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

University of Charleston Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,425
Undergraduate enrollment1,761
Graduate enrollment664

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

University of Charleston Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree

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