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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Young Artists Series: What's Opera, Doc?

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Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani: Musical Theatre Revue

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ARTIST TALK | Elisa Harkins

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College News


Biology Major to Attend Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

May 23, 2024

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Cougars Begin Quest for Second CAA Tournament Championship

May 22, 2024

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Art and Healing: How Observing Art Can Help Students Flourish

May 22, 2024

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