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College of Charleston

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Address: 66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424-0001
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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Wonderful institution!

Our son is a Freshman in the REACH program for autistic and learning differently students. The staff, professors, mentors, administration could not be better. It is a friendly... read more

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our son is a Freshman in the REACH program for autistic and learning differently students. The staff, professors, mentors, administration could not be better. It is a friendly, warm campus that is also absolutely beautiful sitting in the middle of historic Charleston. Their facilities are top notch. Great fitness center, theater, music, activities for students.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The main quad of the campus is very picturesque and worth a 15-20 minute walk. Very nice landscaping and lots of historic buildings to enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My daughter just transferred to C of C and she is loving it and I loved it when we moved her in. The campus is right in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, you can walk to anything and everything. It is urban enough and still has the feel of a quaint town. There is so much to do and... More 

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Camden, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always enjoy visiting and this time was no different. Not too hard to find where we need to go and has so much history

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to see the College because of the many positive reviews here on Trip Advisor and I wasn't disappointed. Coming in via George St. you enter via a beautiful arch which then reveals an impressive big building right in front with high pillars supporting a triangular top, giving me the impression of greek buildings I saw on historic greek... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We currently have 3 children in college with 2 more to join. I enjoy taking them to see other campuses when we are in the area. I am glad they got to see this college .

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

College of Charleston is absolutely beautiful to walk around and look around in the area. It's located in downtown Charleston, which is a perfect location and easy to go shopping or eat. The buildings are well kept and beautiful.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can, take the time to walk through the main entrance. Beuatiful trees and historic buildings.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The College of Charleston has very impressive grounds with a collection of heritage houses that make for a very relaxed hour of wandering. Plenty of shade and seats in cool spots to provide relief on a hot day. And conveniently located just off George St, near King St.

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Cape Charles, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled that our daughter will be attending this college in just a few short weeks! This college and its gorgeous historic, urban campus is the perfect fit for her and we will look forward to spending alot of time here with her in the near future!

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