Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at College of Charleston. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.cofc.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://www.cofc.edu/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 78.33% and the yield is 22.22%. 3,526 men and 8,257 women applied to College of Charleston and 2,490 men and 6,740 women students were accepted. Among them, 612 men and 1,439 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants11,7833,5268,257
Admitted9,2302,4906,740
Enrolled2,0516121,439
Acceptance Rate 78.33%70.62%81.63%
Yield 22.22%24.58%21.35%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,217 students (59% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 861 students (42%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 640 and the 25th percentile is 550. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550640
SAT Math530620
ACT Composite2228
ACT Math1926
ACT English2230
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at College of Charleston are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply College of Charleston.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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