College of Charleston Graduate Schools

College of Charleston (referred to as C of Charleston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charleston, SC. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at College of Charleston is $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $37,836 for out-of-state students. The school has 903 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,783 including undergraduate students.

College of Charleston Graduate School Overview

College of Charleston (referred to as C of Charleston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charleston, SC. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1916 - Current).
C of Charleston Directory Information
School NameCollege of Charleston (C of Charleston)
Address66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424-0001
Phone843-953-5500
Webhttps://www.cofc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.cofc.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://finaid.cofc.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at College of Charleston is $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $37,836 for out-of-state students. The school has 903 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,783 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 33 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate.
C of Charleston Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$37,836
$14,230 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population903
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs33 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at College of Charleston is $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $37,836 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $574 for South Carolina residents and $1,558 for out-of-state students. College of Charleston offers the alternative tuition plans.
C of Charleston 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Residents$14,230
Out-of-State$37,836
Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina Residents$574
Out-of-State$1,558
College of Charleston offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at C of Charleston
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of College of Charleston is $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $37,836 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.40% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$70$13,588$70$33,814
2018-2019$70$14,050$70$35,150
2019-2020$70$14,160$70$36,522
2020-2021$13,770$460$36,132$460
2021-2022$13,770$460$37,376$460
The graduate school tuition & fees of C of Charleston is expensive compared to public graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $24,815 (public) / $13,492 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
College of Charleston$14,230$37,836
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
South Carolina Graduate Schools$12,967$19,121
Public$12,967$24,815
Private$13,492
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,913 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at College of Charleston. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,295. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,048$3,988$11,017$3,988
2018-2019$12,166$4,017$11,445$4,017
2019-2020$12,123$3,923$11,550$3,923
2020-2021$12,959$3,954$12,341$3,954
2021-2022$12,959$3,954$12,341$3,954
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $574 for South Carolina residents and $1,558 for other students at College of Charleston. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.45% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$550$1,393
2018-2019$569$1,448
2019-2020$574$1,506
2020-2021$574$1,506
2021-2022$574$1,558

Graduate Programs at C of Charleston

College of Charleston offers 33 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 246 students have completed their study at College of Charleston.
Offered Degrees at College of Charleston
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree232220
Post Bachelor's Degree9026
Post Master's Degree100
Total332246
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at College of Charleston by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 10 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 42 completers.
College of Charleston offers 33 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 246 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 220 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 26 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 19 completers-
Environmental Studies19-
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Organizational Communication4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Computer Science6-
Education [+] (2 completers) 33 completers-
Education0-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Elementary Education and Teaching5-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching2-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)5-
Foreign Language Teacher Education5-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 12 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Development12-
English Language And Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Creative Writing8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography12-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 14 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation14-
Human Services [+] 17 completers-
0-
Public Administration17$39,500
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 5 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts5-
Business [+] 68 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management42-
Accounting26$56,700
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total220
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Education0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor10-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Urban Studies/Affairs7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 3 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Fine and Studio Arts Management3-
Total26
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at C of Charleston

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,084 students enrolled into College of Charleston graduate schools where it has total 10,783 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 288 full-time and 796 part-time graduate students. By gender, 273 male and 811 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,084273811
Full-time288109179
Part-tme796164632
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 842 White (77.68%), 102 Black/African American (9.41%), 46 Hispanic (4.24%), 6 Asian (0.55%), and 88 students with other races. 17 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,084273811
American Indian/Native American202
Asian615
Black/African American1022181
Hispanic461135
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander202
White842215627
Two More1688
Un-Known511239
Non-resident Alien17512
College of Charleston offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 700 graduate students (64.58% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 164 graduate students (15.13% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,084
Enrolled Online Exclusively700
Enrolled Some Online Courses164
Not in Online Courses220

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University of Delaware (UD) is a Public, 4 years school located in Newark, DE. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $32,652 for Delaware residents and $18,128 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,164 and it offers total 122 graduate programs(9 online programs).
Towson University (Towson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Towson, MD. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,025 for Maryland residents and $11,034 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,105 and it offers total 76 graduate programs(16 online programs).
Northeastern University (Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $26,095 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,718 and it offers total 100 graduate programs.
Hofstra University (Hofstra) is a Private, 4 years school located in Hempstead, NY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $28,180 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,170 and it offers total 149 graduate programs(8 online programs).
Elon University (Elon) is a Private, 4 years school located in Elon, NC. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $18,828 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 795 and it offers total 9 graduate programs.
University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Wilmington, NC. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $7,514 for North Carolina residents and $21,343 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,295 and it offers total 47 graduate programs(20 online programs).
Drexel University (Drexel) is a Private, 4 years school located in Philadelphia, PA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $37,074 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,910 and it offers total 210 graduate programs(78 online programs).
William & Mary (William & Mary) is a Public, 4 years school located in Williamsburg, VA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,618 for Virginia residents and $34,978 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,440 and it offers total 33 graduate programs(2 online programs).
James Madison University (JMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Harrisonburg, VA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,514 for Virginia residents and $29,746 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,828 and it offers total 42 graduate programs(4 online programs).

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