University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1. The UC Honors College has received a generous gift of $35,000 from former Kanawha Valley residents Bipin and Rita Avashia. The funds will support student research, conference attendance, visiting scholars, opportunities, and resources for students. Dr. Bipin Avashia hosted a special class with all levels of our Honors College in April. He spoke about healthy […]

  2. Four high school seniors have been selected to receive the University of Charleston’s Presidential Scholarship—the highest-level scholarship the University offers. The scholarship covers full tuition, fees, housing, and meals for four years up to $45,980 per year, for a total value of $183,920. The students include two from West Virginia and two international students – […]

  3. Commencement

    About 300 new Golden Eagle alumni will be celebrated when the University of Charleston holds its commencement ceremonies on Saturday, April 27, 2024. There will be two separate ceremonies – undergraduates at 10:00 am and graduate students at 1:00 pm. The students participating in the ceremonies will include 216 undergraduate students and 86 graduate students. […]

  4.   In collaboration with WorkForce WV and other business partners, the University of Charleston has launched UC Works – a scholarship and work program that enables students to earn their degree without student loan debt. Eligible students will utilize a combination of institutional, state, and federal aid programs to cover their UC undergraduate tuition and […]

  5. Over 300 Golden Eagles were cited for academic achievement as we announced our Fall 2023 Dean’s and Provost’s lists. Students who are on the Dean’s List have earned a Semester Grade Point Average of 3.60 – 3.99 for a full-time schedule of courses (12 or more credits, of which only 3 are Pass/Fail). To make […]

  6. While some schools nationwide are struggling with maintaining enrollment, the University of Charleston is seeing a brighter picture, with an over 20% increase in its new student enrollment for the 2024 spring semester. Total enrollment of new and returning students from spring to spring has increased by 3% as well. Enrollment increases came from several […]

  7. The UC cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program has been named as one of the “Top 5 Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degrees Online” by The website explains, “We selected the top five online cybersecurity bachelors based on numerous factors, including the relevance of the curriculum, program features, school reputation, flexibility, and overall value.” UC’s is the only degree […]

  8. The University of Charleston will hold its December Graduation Ceremony this Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held in the H. Bernard Wehrle Athletic Arena on the UC campus. Our December graduates came to UC from right here in Charleston and as far away as Japan, Vietnam, Germany, the United […]

  9. UC received five ranking awards – including #7 in Best Colleges in WV and #1 in Best Online Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership – in the 2024 online report from helps students in their education journey by ranking colleges and programs across the country using aggregated publicly available data. For 2024, the site […]

  10. The website has ranked the University of Charleston in its list of the Best Online Organizational Leadership and Fastest Online Technology programs for 2023. The website stated: “Among numerous higher education institutions, University of Charleston has emerged as a standout due to its commitment to academic standards and unwavering dedication to student success. We commend […]