Type of School
Student Body Gender
Scholarships For International Student
Business, Communication, Computer Science
Accreditation and Certification
Type of Housing
Residence Hall, Apartment
Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities, cutting-edge programs and accessible faculty attracts students from across the U.S. and around the world.
The College of Charleston features a liberal arts and sciences education that prepares students to be ethical, open-minded leaders and 21st-century problem solvers. The College was the first in America to have an undergraduate major in data science and also offers programs in popular subjects like business, communication, finance and systems engineering. In addition, the College offers 25 custom, interdisciplinary minors in topics as diverse as Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Crime, Law and Society.
$32,848 per year.
Additional fees apply for health insurance, room and board.
The International Ambassador Scholarship
International students who apply to the College by March 1 and are admitted will be awarded $10,000 per year in scholarships. This is in addition to merit-based scholarships, for which international students are also eligible to apply.
Eurasia International Ambassador Scholarship
The Eurasia International Ambassador Scholarship is awarded to international students who are citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan. Apply by March 1, and upon acceptance you will receive $20,000 per year for a total of $80,000 towards a College of Charleston bachelor’s degree.
We review every international student to determine their eligibility for merit scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to international students who have exceptional academic records.
Sister-State Scholarship for Taiwan, Germany and Austria
The College of Charleston offers reduced, in-state tuition (over a 50% tuition reduction) to international students seeking a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree and who are citizens of:
The sister-state alliances were formed in the spirit of mutual collaboration, friendship and economic development between the people of South Carolina and other parts of the world.
Application checklist for international students:
If students do not meet the required English-language requirements, see the information for conditional acceptance. Prospective students should apply to the English Language Institute using a separate application.