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    UC offers small school charm, challenging academics, a wide variety of majors and pre-professional programs, an amazing location, a curriculum that encourages innovation and entrepreneurialism, and a great campus life.

    We are home to great ideas – and those who create them. Launch your next great idea here.


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    UC Scholarships

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    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 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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    April 6

    Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

    April 7

    University of Charleston Students to Host UC’s Rhododendron Run and Festival

    April 10
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    New York Times Columnist and author David Brooks to Speak at UC

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    April 2018 Physician Assistant Virtual Fair

    April 18

    Innovation Days - Open House

    April 21

    ExRx Experience Pharmacy Open House

    May 16

    Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

    June 28

    Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)


    University News

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    March 5
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    The Dr. Edwin H. Welch Lifetime Achievement Award

    March 2
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    WV Prevention First to Launch Help & Hope WV Initiative

    February 28
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    Four County High School Math Field Day

    February 22
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    UC Radiologic Technology Program has 100% Passage Rate