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College of Charleston

Charleston, SC
Campus Life and Facilities

College of Charleston Students Say...

Life at College of Charleston is simultaneously “stressful [and] fun.” Therefore, these undergrads very quickly adopt the work-hard-play-hard mentality so popular among college students everywhere. Thankfully, there’s plenty to take advantage of when they want to kick back. To begin with,... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424

United States

Phone: 843-953-5670

Fax: 843-953-6322

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
29.4%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Men's dorms Women's dorms Fraternity/sorority housing Apartments for single students Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Restored old Charleston houses used as residence halls, some with kitchen facilities in suites.

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
200
Number of Honor Societies
19
Number of Social Sororities
13
Number of Religious Organizations
16

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Cougars Women's Sports Team Name :Cougars Team Mascot :Cougar
# of sports for women, varsity
14
# of sports for men, varsity
9

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball Cheerleading CrossCountry Diving EquestrianSports Golf Sailing Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Diving Golf Sailing Soccer Swimming Tennis

Student Services

Other Services
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
The Gay Straight Alliance is conducted as a social-service organization whose purpose is to develop friendship, leadership and association among all Bisexuals, Gays, and Lesbians in the College of Charleston community. It serves to promote the equitable treatment of all individuals as well as to educate the community and enhance the Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian community by providing dignified social, service, and recreational activities. The SafeZone Program is also another outreach initiative for gay, lesbian, and bisexual students. Http://safezone.cofc.edu.
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
The Multicultural Student Services and Programs coordinates the campus-wide plan for the retention of African American, Asian American, American Indian, Latino and other historically under represented students in higher education. The Center oversees a summer transitions program for incoming freshmen (SPECTRA), a peer mentoring program (LINKS), the South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation in Science and Math Program (SCAMP) for students desiring to major in the field of science of mathematics, as well as academic advising, supplemental tutorial services, workshops, seminars, and leadership development opportunities. Please see our web site http://www.cofc.edu/~msc.

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 75% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 200 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: Yes Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 87% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Dell, Apple Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, sculpture facility, Rivers Communications Museum, Miles Early Childhood Development Center, Avery Institute for African-American History and Culture, physics and astronomy observatory, Tate Center for Entrepreneurship, Grice Marine Laboratory, Patriots Point Athletics Complex (includes softball, baseball, tennis, soccer and sailing), Natural History Museum
ROTC
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Charleston Southern University
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    92
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    95
  • Green Rating:
    86
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    88.9%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    29.4%
  • # of Organizations:
    200
  • # of Honor Societies:
    19
  • # of Social Sororities:
    13
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    14
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    16