• Welcome to the University of Charleston

    Welcome to the University of CharlestonSince 1888, the University of Charleston has grown and expanded to change with the educational needs and opportunities of students from across the nation and around the world.  With a focus on citizenship, communication, creativity, critical thinking, ethical practice and inquiry, UC prepares students to be leaders in the fields they choose. 

    UC offers an array of outstanding majors and graduate programs to prepare you for the career you want. We also boast an accomplished and dedicated faculty, top-notch research and facilities, and a residential campus in a spectacular natural setting.

    There's no better place to learn, create and live than at the University Charleston. We expect the best from our students, and in turn, you can expect the best from us.

    UC Facts & Stats

    For a list of highlight information about the University of Charleston, visit the Quick Facts section.