Graduate Programs Overview

College of Charleston is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Charleston, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $36,592 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-six graduate programs: 24 Master's, 10 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCollege of Charleston
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address66 George St, Charleston, SC
Graduate School Students903 students
363 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$14,230
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 36 Graduate Programs
24 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at College of Charleston with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For South Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $14,230 and $36,592 for non-South Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $574 for South Carolina residents and $1,506 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$574$1,506
Books & Supplies$1,262
Room & Board$12,959 (On-Campus) / $12,341 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,954 (On-Campus) / $3,954 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$32,405$54,767
Off-Campus Total$31,787$54,149
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

College of Charleston offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 36 major areas - 23 Master's (2 online programs), 9 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Computer And Information Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Computer And Information Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,783 students enrolled in College of Charleston including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 903 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 239 male and 664 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 255 full-time and 648 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 363 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 50 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students239
Women Students664
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students255
Part-time Students648
By race/ethnicity 727 White, 74 Black, and 7 Asian students are attending at College of Charleston. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races19
6 students are younger than 22 and 269 students are older than 65. The school has 415 students aged between 22 and 30 and 213 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under6
40 & Over269
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At College of Charleston, 363 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 50 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment903
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses363
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses50
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses490
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses363
South Carolina Resident356
Other State In U.S.7
Outside of U.S.0

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