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College of Charleston

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Address: 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424
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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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Wandered the Campus for Fun

We meandered our way through this beautiful campus simply to see what it had to offer. It seemed well taken care of, and, while it is not necessarily a must-see, it's a great walk... read more

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Sublimity, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We meandered our way through this beautiful campus simply to see what it had to offer. It seemed well taken care of, and, while it is not necessarily a must-see, it's a great walk for free.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended C of C many years and I still visit with friends when I go back to Charleston. Every time I show someone the campus they say "you actually went to school here". I proudly say yes!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to call the college two weeks in advance for a formal tour. However, use the Charleston Visitors Center web site to get complete list of events, theater performances, entertainment and museum functions open to the public. You can also get free map of campus from the bookstore so you can do a walking tour of all the below... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great school, have had really great professors, the classes can teach you all you have the desire to learn. Campus is gorgeous with the dorms being in good shape. Gets a little tricky after the freshman year when you have to rent a house, so do it early!!

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Radnor. Pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went for a college visit, the campus is very southern and nice, I think we are looking for a major city college

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Thank jim4186
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A look into old Charleston. Wonderful use of old antebellum homes. Very suitable for walking and enjoying the many nooks and crannies along with modern buildings.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful integrated buildings in Charleston's downtown area. Wonderful to host 10,000 students in this lovely city giving it a vibrant young feel. The students are employed in all facets of Charleston life.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The CofC campus is really nice to walk through, with little gems around every block. We would go out of our way to walk on the lawns and paths instead of the sidewalks. It has a vibrant atmosphere with the students moving between classes. The school was established in the late 1700s and went through really hard times during and... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Cistern Yard is a gorgeous focal point for the college. A beautiful campus. It doesn't feel like the school is as large as it is. My daughter is very interested.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

College of Charleston is a dream come true. A beautiful campus within a beautiful, charming, city with great shopping and restaurants.

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