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. Work out when and for how long to visit College of Charleston and other Charleston attractions using our handy Charleston route website .
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  • October 4, 2017
    This is an urban campus, with buildings of several centuries, criss-crossed by streets. Some areas provide an oasis from the city. A tour via the Admissions Office would give you information about the...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Took a short tour through the college...it's a lovely campus. it was really fun to see this old and beautiful college.  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    one of my favorite city and beautiful historic places that is college of charleston so what can i say. just strolling around campus. nice to be here.  more »
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  • July 6, 2017
    Great university. Beautiful campus. Quality education.
  • April 29, 2017
    If you're a woman who wants to go to school while minding your own business, don't waste your time here.
  • May 7, 2017
    Kicking a girl out of the gym for wearing comfy workout clothes is NOT OKAY. 😡
  • April 20, 2017
    The school itself has great classes and nice people.....but we have rats though
  • September 26, 2016
    Beautiful campus! Everyone is so nice! Seems like a very safe campus too!

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Charleston is serviced by dozens of local hotels and practically every major U.S. chain. Expect to pay top dollar for a room on the downtown peninsula, particularly if you wish to stay in one of the historic hotels. The upside of taking a room there is the proximity of all major attractions--you won't need a car to explore and enjoy your visit. Less expensive options are available in North Charleston, West Ashley, and Mount Pleasant, where you'll find all kinds of inns for the budget-conscious traveler.
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