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Best Values in Colleges

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College of Charleston (Charleston, SC)


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College of Charleston is ranked 60 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 57%
Applicants who took ACT 47%

SAT Verbal Score

700+11%
600-69944%
600+55%

SAT Math Score

700+9%
600-69945%
600+54%

ACT Score

30-366%
24-2966%
24+72%

Students applied11,962
Students admitted8,092
Admission rate68%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate58%
6-year graduation rate69%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,230
Fees$260
Room and board$11,043
Estimated book expense$1,186
Total cost$22,719

Cost after need-based aid$19,689
Cost after non-need-based aid$11,931

Average debt at graduation$23,357

Out of State

Tuition$26,694
Fees$440
Room and board$11,043
Estimated book expense$1,186
Total cost$39,363

Cost after need-based aid$36,333
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,575

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met57%
Average need-based aid$3,030
Average non-need-based aid$10,788

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment10,506

Full-Time

Men3,581
Women6,179

Part-Time

Men360
Women386

Freshmen retained82%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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