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College of Charleston, Charleston

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South Carolina's oldest institution of higher learning, College of Charleston is a liberal arts college established in 1770. The main campus, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, contains a mix of modern and historical buildings. Start your visit at the admissions building, where you can join a guided tour of the campus and learn about the founders of the college, which included three signers of the Declaration of Independence. The college is home to over 11,000 students who come for a curriculum focused on languages, literature, history, sciences, and the arts. With our custom trip planner, Charleston attractions like College of Charleston can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • After eating dinner at Hank's we found a bicycle taxi to take us back to our hotel. We were lucky enough to pick a bicycle taxi being pedaled by a graduate of the College of Charleston. We asked him t...  more »
  • College of Charleston was absolutely beautiful and steeped in history. The buildings were stunning and the student guide very informative.  more »
  • Unlike other American colleges this campus is incorporated in shops and restaurants so walking among the colourful streets and youths of college is much more enjoyable; next to a studio can find shops like H & M and the beautiful but expensive Vyneyard Vines or restaurants and trendy bars. Students and tourists roam the streets (one of the shops in particular is King street) so the atmosphere is cheerful. To see.
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  • current freshmen great professor. great christian town people are loving and great the campus is amazing . its the number 1 destination in america you couldnt ask for a better group of people . best college in america in my option when you factor everything there no at school in the country that can compete.. great churches around coc a great community of god loving people.
  • While I've never actually taken a class at the C of C I have lived here long enough to appreciate the schools beauty and diversity. They have every variety of drinker at the C of C: from the casual "Greek" partier to the most hardened of criminals. And, as I've said, the campus is just beautiful. I'm not entirely sure where it begins or ends but the parts that I can identify remind me of Gone with the Wind, the Little Rebel (starring Shirley Temple), and that episode of Scooby-Dooh with the ghost of the confederate soldier. I don't even know if they have a sports team or not but we'll be cheering them the next time they play beer pong until 4:30 in the morning at our apartment complex. CHEERS!
  • Great school, great diversity in professors and student body, the people of Charleston are unbelievably friendly. It's really close to the beach. It's provided me with a rewarding carreer.
  • Wonderful staff, nice students, interesting frats. Proud to have schooled there. Learnt a lot
  • Beautiful campus! Everyone is so nice! Seems like a very safe campus too!