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College of Charleston

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Address: 66 George St, 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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Centrally located in the city, this is a beautiful campus with a vibrant population of young people. Happy, relaxed, and whimsical at first glance soon reveals the serious... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Centrally located in the city, this is a beautiful campus with a vibrant population of young people. Happy, relaxed, and whimsical at first glance soon reveals the serious educational focus.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a gorgeous campus, and a great stop in downtown Charleston. We only went to two courtyards and gone some fantastic photos. I would love to go to school here!

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New London, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked the campus of the College of Charleston on March 4, 2017 during a weekend vacation to Charleston. This college is a public school with an arts and sciences slant, and it is bordered by George, Saint Philips, and Calhoun Streets. The campus is not very big, but it is well maintained. Some portions of the campus do make... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Southern Charm and Architecture that exists right in town. Just of the hustle and bustle of the streets, this campus gets very quite and home like. Proximity to great shopping and dining could not get any better.

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Boyne City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The College of Charleston is nestled in downtown Charleston, in an amalgam of new buildings and historic, antebellum houses. Take a walk through the district. Look at the flowers, the Spanish moss, and the palmettos. Visit the bookstore for Charleston items and trending books.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the tour of the school was nice and informative, most students that I have talked to really come here for the town and the things that it provides rather than the actual school. Not a lot of actual school buildings- would not go on this tour if you do not have a perspective student, there is so much more... More 

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Sublimity, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 16 February 2017

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

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 16 February 2017

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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