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Office of Admissions College of Charleston Charleston, S.C. 29424-0001 Telephone: 843-953-5670 Fax: 843-953-6322 Website: www.cofc.edu/admissions ADMISSIONS Freshmen Academic Profile Average SAT: 1213 SAT I - Verbal Range (25-75%) 570-650 SAT I - Math Range (25-75%): 570-640 Average Verbal SAT: ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424

United States

Phone: 843-953-5670

Fax: 843-953-6322

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 85
SAT:
% Submitting Score:58%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:530 - 630
     Math Middle 50%:520 - 610
ACT:
% Submitting Score:43%
     ACT Middle 50%:23 - 27
     Math Middle 50%:22 - 26
     English Middle 50%:23 - 29
Average High School GPA:3.9
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:58.1%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:18.6%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:12.3%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:7.5%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:3.2%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:0.3%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:26.3%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:59.9%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:92.1%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:42.6%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 4,932
Total applicants who are accepted: 8,330
Total of accepted students who enroll: 2,110
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 04/01
Priority Application Date: 02/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $200.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 or 2 sem
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Important
Alumni/ AE Relation:Not Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Very important
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:21
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:3
     Lab Science:3
     Foreign Language:3
     Social Studies:2
     History:1
     Academic Electives:3
Academic Units Recommended:
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     History:2
     Computer Science:1
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    85
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    530 - 630
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    520 - 610
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    23 - 27
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    22 - 26
  •      English Middle 50%:
    23 - 29
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.9
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    04/01
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