About College of Charleston

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A superior public university with originality to spare.

The College of Charleston is unlike any other public university. We’ve built a culture that celebrates the power of diverse thought. Where different and unique perspectives unite to shape a brighter, better future. A nationally recognized, public liberal arts and sciences university in the heart of historic Charleston. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability.


All About the College

College of Charleston | At a Glance

It's time to experience our university by the numbers. The College of Charleston is truly one of the nation’s great public universities.
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History & Traditions

At the College of Charleston, the past and the future influence everything, from our historic campus to our 250 years of academic excellence.
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From refurbished residence halls and dining areas to renovated classrooms, the College provides students with the best and most effective facilities.
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We offer all students a diversity and inclusion-focused curriculum, centered around shaping responsible, ethical citizens of contemporary society.
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We invite members of the Charleston community to campus for classes, events, performances and more.
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Leadership & Administration

Learn more about the President, his leadership team and the Board of Trustees.
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Looking to the Future

For more than 250 years, the College of Charleston has been a leader in quality education. Today, we continue to innovate and transform.
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Divisions & Offices

The administrative and management activities for doing business with the College of Charleston.
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Mission, Vision & Values

Learn about the mission, vision and values of the College of Charleston.
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