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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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Lovely campus

Lovely campus to stroll thru in the heart of Charleston. Highly recommend to see great southern buildings, Spanish moss and courtyards.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely campus to stroll thru in the heart of Charleston. Highly recommend to see great southern buildings, Spanish moss and courtyards.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is very nice to walk along the battery and catch a breeze from the water on a hot day. I loved the views of the fort.

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San Francisco area, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazingly beautiful campus. We were walking around town, and just decided to take a stroll through the middle of campus. It's very small, but oh so beautiful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With two grandchildren still looking for colleges we were excited to see this gorgeous campus so close to the historical area. We hope at least one of them apply here! We happen to visit when school was just beginning. It was nice to see the kids all excited with their new adventure!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a hotel just a couple of blocks away so we thought it would be fun to walk around the campus and check it out. This is one of the prettiest campuses I've ever been on! Lots of large trees spread out over the walkways with spanish moss hanging out over them, which made it look sort of like... More 

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blue bell pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice College but campus is heavily integrated with the city of Charleston, hard to tell where the campus begins with buildings right on King St. Great city, more female students. Our daughter liked it but preferred Univ. of South Carolina, with the private campus feel and sports activities, sororities, etc.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone touring and visiting downtown Charleston will not be able to miss this college. The architecture, buildings and landscape of this campus is scenic, pure southern atmosphere and spectacular. The calmness on site is relaxing and seems very conducive to the education environment. The pathways and tree scape enhance the beauty of the environment. I've been to a few college... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I helped my girlfriend's sister move in as a freshman to this campus and took the opportunity to walk around campus. Campus police kept everything flowing smoothly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this college. I lived in the Charleston area for over 13 years. I hated to leave. I volunteered for the wind ensemble at The College so I got to walk the campus a lot over the years. You must walk through the parts of the campus that are in between Coming Street and St. Phillips Street.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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