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C of C Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at C of C? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. See how College of Charleston fared in our <nil> diversity report.

C of C Student Population

10,384 Total Students
8,466 Undergraduates
288 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend College of Charleston?

C of C total enrollment is approximately 10,384 students. 8,466 are undergraduates and 288 are graduate students.

C of C Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time C of C undergraduate population is made up of 67% women, and 33% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

C of C Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,585
Hispanic 594
Black or African American 568
Multi-Ethnic 331
Asian 173
Unknown 102
International 77
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

C of C Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 62% of full-time grad students are women, and 38% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

C of C Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 222
Black or African American 17
Hispanic 15
Unknown 11
Multi-Ethnic 10
International 10
Asian 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

C of C Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,028
Black or African American 767
Hispanic 693
Multi-Ethnic 385
Asian 201
Unknown 172
International 96
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 11

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

College of Charleston Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,496
Black or African American 319
Multi-Ethnic 46
Asian 35
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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C of C Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 6,904 female students and 3,480 male students at C of C.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of C of C is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.44 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 1,089 female teachers and 955 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

40.95% Out of State
0.68% Out of the Country

C of C ranks 361 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

40.95% of C of C students come from out of state, and 0.68% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  83 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 39 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 1,374
North Carolina 115
New Jersey 87
Pennsylvania 75
New York 73

International Students at C of C

Students from 47 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Japan, Germany, and China.

Learn more about international students at C of C.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
69.68% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  69.25 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At C of C, 69.68% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 4,067
18-19 3,502
22-24 1,557
25-29 685
35 and over 566
30-34 311
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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