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2022 Best Colleges in the Charleston Area

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  1. Citadel Military College of South Carolina

    4 Year,

    CHARLESTON, SC,

    405 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The teachers actually care about the success and wellbeing of their students. The school strives to accommodate the various lifestyles of their students while providing safe and disciplined....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $17,920,

    SAT Range: 1030-1210,

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  2. College of Charleston

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    4 Year,

    CHARLESTON, SC,

    2210 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says College of Charleston offers such a wide variety of education and outside of school activities. They are also handling COVID-19 very well. Starting off the semester online, then coming to the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 74%,

    Net Price: $20,351,

    SAT Range: 1070-1240,

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  3. Charleston Southern University

    4 Year,

    CHARLESTON, SC,

    820 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says CSU is an excellent, intellectually rigorous university. I learned and grew so much because my professors pushed me to do difficult things. Online learning is only difficult if you don’t take...Beautiful campus. Helpful faculty and staff. CSU is unapologetically Christian but welcoming to all students and their beliefs. That’s what makes CSU so diverse and intellectually rich! You really...This place turns wandering kids into purpose driven adults with a desire to influence their community for good. Cannot recommend this institution more!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 54%,

    Net Price: $17,496,

    SAT Range: 990-1170,

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  5. Medical University of South Carolina

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    4 Year,

    CHARLESTON, SC,

    76 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The school is a criminal enterprise. They give certain students the actual tests for the upcoming exams. Many of the professors use different grading schemes. I mentioned this to the school....

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