Charleston Southern University

9200 University Blvd, Charleston, SC 29406-9121
Charleston Southern University (locally referred to as CSU or Charleston Southern) is a non-profit, private higher education institution that resides in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston Southern University is an affiliate of the Baptist Church.

Programs available at CSU include bachelor's and master's degrees in 21 areas of study and 57 specialties. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

This institution offers dual credit and distance learning programs. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (843) 863 -7000 Website: www.csuniv.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 207
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Baptist
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,922
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 388
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 65%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 440 550
SAT Math 440 548
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,513
Accepted 2,268
Acceptance Rate 65%
Enrolled 696

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 90% Full-time 10% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 3% Full-time 97% Part-time
Student Gender 37% Men 63% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

59% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
29% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 5% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 65% $ 7,213
Local Grant 45% $4,263
Institutional Grant 98% $ 9,020
Student Loans 77% $ 6,320

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 9 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 0 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 0 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 4 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 19 0 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 19 0 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 6 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 3 - -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary and Middle School Administration - - - 18 -
Secondary School Administration - - - 12 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 0 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 4 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 19 0 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 19 0 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Humanities Humanistic Studies - - 1 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 29 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences - - 2 - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 4 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 4 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 14 - -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Youth Ministry - - 3 - -

Religious Sacred Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Sacred Music - - 2 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 35 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - 0 - -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 3 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 47 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 0 - -

Science Technologies Technicians

Science Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Science Technologies Technicians - - 7 - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 19 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 3 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 2 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 3 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 37 9 -

Visual and Performing Arts

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Graphic Design - - 0 - -

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dramatic Theatre Arts and Stagecraft - - 26 - -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - 0 - -
Music Performance - - 2 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 2 1 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Leadership - - - 1 -
Business Administration and Management - - 12 100 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 67 100 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 12 0 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 2 1 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Leadership - - - 1 -
Business Administration and Management - - 12 100 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 67 100 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 1 0 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 12 0 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 19 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 1 0 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American History (united States) - - 2 - -
European History - - 7 - -
History - - 0 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 2 1 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Leadership - - - 1 -
Business Administration and Management - - 12 100 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 67 100 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 12 0 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 2 1 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Leadership - - - 1 -
Business Administration and Management - - 12 100 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 67 100 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 1 0 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 12 0 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 19 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 1 0 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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