University of Charleston Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Charleston, WV, University of Charleston is one of the best universities in the state of West Virginia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Charleston in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Charleston.

2300 MacCorkle Avenue SE Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (800) 995-4682
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Rankings: University of Charleston

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 15
Score: 65
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 23
Average freshman retention rate: 70.8%
6-year graduation rate: 45.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 30
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 70.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.6%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 87.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 22
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 19-25
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 25%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 43%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 66.3%
Financial resources rank: 28
Alumni giving rank: 39
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 10.1%

University of Charleston History

Essential Facts: University of Charleston

  • UC’s athletic teams, known as the Golden Eagles, mostly compete in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) in NCAA Division II.
  • University of Charleston typically requires applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT’s as low as 790.
  • University of Charleston has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,930, with a gender distribution of 56 percent male students and 44 percent female students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: N/A
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 70%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper