• UC Facts & Stats

    • Fall 2016 enrollment: 2,425
    • Student/Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
    • Average ACT score for entering freshman: 23
    • Average SAT score for entering freshman: 963
    • Average GPA for entering freshman: 3.42
    • International students represent 41 different countries
    • UC is one of 12 colleges chosen as a model for the First-Year Experience
    • 90% of graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation
    • One of Princeton Review's 2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region
    • UC offers six graduate programs, including doctorates of pharmacy and executive leadership, and master's degrees for physician assistant, strategic leadership and business administration (MBA).
    • Most popular undergraduate majors are nursing, business, education, biology and pre-med/pre-pharmacy
    • UC has been ranked as a "Military Friendly School" for six consecutive years by Victory Media.
    • UC is the 17th best regional college in the South for military veterans, according to ranking by U.S. News & World Report.  


    • UC is nationally recognized for its outcomes-based Learning Your Way curriculum, which embeds Critical Thinking, Communication, Citizenship, Creativity, Ethical Practice and Inquiry into courses in each major.
    • Adult-oriented bachelor and master-level programs are available during the evenings, weekends or online.
    • Earn credit for prior college, life experience and military experience.


    • Outstanding campus facilities: 7 of the 11 buildings on campus have been built since 1998, including four new residence halls and a fitness center.


    • Approximately 135 full-time faculty members and 75 part-time faculty members
    • High degree of student interaction


    • 14,000 alumni of record; 6,000 in the Kanawha Valley


    • It's Golden Eagle pride! Over one-third of UC's student-body competes on one of the school's 22 NCAA Division II athletic teams. In 2014, UC won the inaugural Mountain East Conference Commissioner's Cup for athletic excellence.
    • Nationally ranked Division II men’s soccer team.
    • 20 NCAA Division II athletic teams competing in the Mountain East Conference:
      • Baseball (Men)
      • Basketball (Men and Women)
      • Cheerleading (Women)
      • Cross Country (Men and Women)
      • Football (Men)
      • Golf (Men and Women)
      • Lacrosse (Women)
      • Soccer (Men and Women)
      • Softball (Women)
      • Tennis (Men and Women)
      • Track and Field (Men and Women) (Indoor and Outdoor)
      • Volleyball (Men and Women)