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Applying to the College

In order to become a student at the College of Charleston, first select the academic program you wish to pursue and apply for admission. Please note that the Center for International Education (CIE) is not involved in the admission process for those seeking a degree.  Rather, the CIE works with international students once they are admitted by issuing the necessary documents for legal entry into the US and conducting orientation and advising.

  •       If you wish to improve your English proficiency, contact the English Language Institute (ELI) for information about the program.
  •       If you are seeking an undergraduate degree, contact the Admissions office for information on how to apply.
  •       If you are seeking a graduate degree, contact the Graduate School.
  •       If you are coming to the College on an exchange program (you intend to study for a semester or academic year under an agreement with your    home university), please first contact your home university's international office. Once you have been officially nominated by your home university, please visit our Exchange Students Admissions page.