• Destination. Innovation.

    Welcome to the University of Charleston!

    At UC, we welcome the thinkers, the inventors, the business leaders, the poets and artists, the athletes, the game changers, and the discoverers. You’ll find your home here among bright, passionate students and faculty, an innovative curriculum, and a supportive atmosphere. Our smaller campus is perfect for your biggest dreams. Start your journey here. We’ll help you get there. Wherever it is you want to go.

    Innovation Center


    More Good Things About UC

    UC Scholarships

    Download our Scholarships Fact Sheet

    Be accepted to the University of Charleston, and you could be eligible for significant scholarships. (Scholarships listed in our Fact Sheet are only for undergraduate students.)

    UC Honors College

    Do you have a 4.0 high school GPA? Join an elite community of University of Charleston students in the UC Honors College. Learn more about our Honors College.

    UC Course Schedules

    Your journey begins in the classroom. UC’s outcomes-based curriculum requires each course and degree program to have clear statements about the skills or knowledge a student must demonstrate (competencies) to meet a specific learning goal (outcome). View our detailed course descriptions.

    Global Connection

    UC students come from all over the US and the world, creating a campus that is diverse, exciting and provides a global perspective to all of our students. In addition to our growing number of international students, we also offer many study abroad opportunities. A world of opportunities awaits you at UC!

    Upcoming Events

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    July 26

    Lunch & Learn

    Speaker: Dr. Kristen Dugan
    Improve Your Decision-Making Capacity While You Sleep

    August 23

    Lunch & Learn

    Speaker: Steve Bodge, CIFI, SCLA, CFE
    Insurance Fraud; It's All About the Money

    September 26

    Lunch & Learn

    Speaker: Col. James W. Runyon
    Current Issues in HR

    October 6-8

    Homecoming & Family Weekend


    University News

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    July 21
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    UC School of Business and Leadership Programs Ranked #1

    July 6
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    University of Charleston Announces New Members of Advisory Committee

    July 5
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    University of Charleston Announces New Board Members

    June 8
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    UC Announces New Employees and Member of Advisory Committee