• 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

    The Innovation Center is a first-class, intercollegiate athletic facility for basketball and volleyball and a distinctive site for fostering innovation and entrepreneurialism among students, faculty and community residents.


    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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    June 17


    Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

    June 23-25

    Alumni Weekend

    Join us for an alumni gathering on the Party Deck at Appalachian Power Park on Friday evening.

    June 28

    Lunch n' Learn

    What is Impacting Your Credit? A Banker's Perspective.

    July 21


    Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

    University News

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    May 26
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    University of Charleston School of Pharmacy earns national title in 6th annual 2017 Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge

    May 10
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    University of Charleston President Dr. Edwin H. Welch Announces Retirement


    Dr. Edwin H. Welch  
    May 4
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    University of Charleston Announces New Provost


    Dr. Kim Spiezio  
    April 19
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    Pinning Ceremony to be held for University of Charleston Occupational Therapy Assistant Program