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Address: 66 George Street, Charleston, SC
Phone Number: 843.805.5507
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The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts...

The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. The College offers a distinctive combination of a beautiful and historic campus, modern facilities and cutting-edge programs.

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Beautiful campus in the heart of downtown Charleston. Amazing live oaks mingle in with historic buildings, lamp lights and benches dot the landscape. Easy access to restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cartersville, Georgia
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201 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful campus in the heart of downtown Charleston. Amazing live oaks mingle in with historic buildings, lamp lights and benches dot the landscape. Easy access to restaurants and night life. Shops galore. Water adventure and seafood nearby. Wonderful place to relax in the heat of summer. Four season campus and most classes are in walking distance. Pares well with a... More 

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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the prettiest campuses I've seen - the Cistern alone is gorgeous and a wonderful venue for concerts as well. Students here are lucky to walk these hallowed walkways.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a College with lots of green space in a suburban type of setting this is NOT the school for you. This is in the middle of the city and the school has some separation from the city, but a lot of it merges together. You can walk from class to class with residents and tourists.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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160 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum of natural history features a number of fossils of dinosaurs from around the world from different time periods. It's a small museum, but it's collection is very interesting. From crabs that look like they could begin crawling at any moment, a Megalodon mouth and whale bones that look like a cross between An Orca and a crocodile, to... More 

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Charleston, SC
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103 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An outstanding City College, vibrant with students from all over the world. Take time to stroll the campus.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Cool place to walk around if you are looking to kill some time in Charlestown. Beautiful campus regardless of the season

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Newport News, Virginia
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

An inspiring reflection of high society college life, and a grand campus with so much of the history preserved. Glad our tour of the site was much less than the price of the tuition. Many thanks to the campus police sergeant who took time from his day to share some of the novelty of this historic area. Kudos to the... More 

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Columbia, KY
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We love to walk on the campus of the College of Charleston. It is a beautiful campus in all seasons!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I went to college here and LOVED it. The campus is absolutely beautiful, and what better location than Charleston! You must take a walk through the Cistern and see the beautiful campus.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

COFC has managed to maintain a beautiful architecturally diverse campus including cobblestone sidewalks.

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