Extraordinary Happens Here


For more than 250 years, we've charted a different path. One led by optimism, innovation and a curiosity that can change the world. Nestled in one of the most beautiful historic cities in the country, the College offers world-class academics with a tight-knit community and wide-open opportunity.
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Carve Out Something Different Here


No matter your area of interest, we have the program for you. We offer approximately 150 undergraduate majors and minors, 22 master's degree programs and nine graduate-level certificate programs and robust interdisciplinary programs.

Live Life In A Postcard


Feel like a local no matter where you're from. Charleston is the perfect-sized city–big enough to support a vibrant and diverse cultural life yet small enough to feel right at home from your very first day.
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Life in Charleston

The College is in the middle of one of the most lovingly preserved historic districts in America, yet the city is forward-focused with a diverse population and innovative companies like Google, Boeing and Blackbaud.
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Student Life

Make your college experience everything you imagined. There's never a dull moment on our campus, plus downtown Charleston is just minutes from some of the best beaches in the Southeast and boasts year-round temperate weather.
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Clubs & Organizations

Find your people and pursue your passions with our more than 240 student clubs and organizations.
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Upcoming Events


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Halsey Institute: Family Day

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event (CRASE) Training

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Garage Sale - Marine Biology Graduate Student Association

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College News


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Intelligent Transportation: AI Tech Internship Drives Student’s Career Forward

Jul 11, 2024

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Alumni Greek Life Scholarships: A Legacy Beyond the Letters

Jul 08, 2024

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Clydes Cookout for New Students and their families

Orientation Gets Newest Cougars Pumped for Fall

Jul 03, 2024

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