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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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  • Spent a morning on a college tour here. No matter where our son goes, it's one of the prettiest spots we have seen. And right in town too. The new library is incredible and it's a true testament o the...  more »
  • Take a day to walk around the campus! The buildings are beautiful and the area is a little calmer than King St.  more »
  • Recent visit to Charleston was at the same time as the College of Charleston graduation. Stayed at the Francis Marion hotel which is right next to the school. Was on a personal walking tour and turned...  more »
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  • If you're a woman who wants to go to school while minding your own business, don't waste your time here.
  • Kicking a girl out of the gym for wearing comfy workout clothes is NOT OKAY. đŸ˜¡
  • The school itself has great classes and nice people.....but we have rats though
  • Beautiful campus! Everyone is so nice! Seems like a very safe campus too!
  • 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.