International Students

We are excited that you are considering the University of Charleston, South Carolina for your graduate program. There really is not a better place in America for higher education, as we offer prestigious graduate programs in the nation's only city to ever claim the top spot on Travel + Leisure's Best City in the World rankings. One of our core values is to create a diverse community, in which students are able to learn from one another to enhance the classroom experience. Although, at the University of Charleston, SC, the learning experience extends far beyond the classroom. We capitalize on every aspect of our harbor setting and booming economy, making the city of Charleston an integral part of the curriculum. The University of Charleston, SC currently offers 22 master's programs and 10 graduate certificates, many of which have received recognition for being among the best programs in the country.

Rankings, Recognition and Accreditations

  • #1 ranked MBA for job placement after graduation, according to U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • #7 Accelerated MBA in the country, according to MBA Central (2019)
  • #1 MPA program in South Carolina, according to U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Top ranked Marine Biology program, according to Study.com (2018)
  • MBA and Accountancy are AACSB Accredited
  • MPA is NASPAA accredited
  • School of Education is NCATE Accredited

With beautiful beaches, a rich history, exceptional dining and activities for all tastes, living in Charleston is nothing short of spectacular. In fact, the city has received its own long list of accolades, and living in Charleston while pursuing your master's degree is a benefit no other institution can offer you.

Have you met all of the basic admission requirements? Click the button below to start your application, and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions. Welcome to the University of Charleston, South Carolina! 

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