Charleston Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Charleston, South Carolina

There are at least 9 colleges in Charleston, listed and described below. These schools represent 32,708 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 27,494 full-time students, and a reported 6,746 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Trident Technical College, College of Charleston, Citadel Military College of South Carolina and Charleston Southern University.

We also provide an extensive list of South Carolina Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Charleston is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Charleston.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Charleston.

Education Institutes in Charleston
Total Number of Educational Institutes
Total Enrollment in all institutes
Number of Public Educational Institutes
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
Graduation Rate
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
On Campus and Online Programs in Charleston
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
Number of Institutes Offering both

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,
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