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Charleston Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Charleston, West Virginia

There are at least 7 colleges in Charleston, listed and described below. These schools represent 2,059 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 2,213 full-time students, and a reported 699 dorm rooms.

We also provide an extensive list of West Virginia Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Charleston is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Charleston.

Education Institutes in Charleston
Total Number of Educational Institutes
7
Total Enrollment in all institutes
3,149
Number of Public Educational Institutes
2
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
4
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
1
Graduation Rate
5.67%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
132
On Campus and Online Programs in Charleston
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering both
7
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Charleston
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Charleston School of Beauty Culture75At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A4
University of Charleston2,425Four or more years20,56438
Carver Career Center241At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A21
Garnet Career Center120Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A6
Mountain State School of Massage15Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
Ross Medical Education Center-Charleston127Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
West Virginia Junior College-Charleston146At least 2 but less than 4 years11,25016
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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