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A College of Charleston education is consistently excellent and constantly evolving. We're proud to offer more than 120 majors and minors that empower our talented students to explore every inch of the expanding intellectual universe.

We're the only college in America, for example, with an undergraduate program in Data Science. We have an entire school dedicated to Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs. And we offer 25 custom-made interdisciplinary minors in topics as diverse as environmental studies and crime, law and society.

The strength of a College of Charleston education is in its deeply rooted liberal arts and sciences tradition. Our goal is to prepare our students to be ethical, open-minded leaders and multidisciplinary problem solvers. Our success is largely due to our incredible faculty – accomplished teacher-scholars who are wholly invested in the intellectual growth and personal development of their students.

The College of Charleston is a mid-sized university organized around six schools:

We invite you to learn more about our distinctive opportunities such as the Honors College and our unique, graduate-level certificate programs in disciplines such as operations research and arts management.

As always, we encourage prospective students to visit the campus, sit in on some classes and meet our professors. In the meantime, download our complete undergraduate catalog or graduate catalog to start planning your life-changing academic journey at the College of Charleston.