• 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.

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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 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!

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    Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

    July 21-22
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    University News

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    June 19
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    UC School of Pharmacy offers ExRx summer camp


    ExRx Boot Camp
    ExRx Boot Camp  
    June 8
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    UC Announces New Employees and Member of Advisory Committee


    Candace Layne
    Dr. Candace Layne

    Eric Smith
    Eric Smith  
    May 10
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    UC President Dr. Edwin H. Welch Announces Retirement


    Dr. Edwin H. Welch
    Dr. Edwin H. Welch  
    May 4
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    UC Announces New Provost


    Dr. Kim Spiezio
    Dr. Kim Spiezio