Exchange Student Admissions

Congratulations on being nominated by your home university to study at the College of Charleston as part of an exchange partnership! For reference, please find a list of our participating partner universities as well as application information for nominated students.

Application Information

Partner Universities

Australia

UNSW

Partnerships through our Sister-State agreement with universities in the following areas:

  • State of Queensland

Austria

jku  innsbruck

Barbados

uwi barbados

Brazil

sul

Canada

carleton

China

ningbo

 

Egypt

Cairo

Estonia

tartu  tallinn

France

 lille  edhec  strasbourg 

Universite de La Rochelle

Georgia

Georgia

Germany

Bamberg  tubingen  ludwigshafen 

Partnerships Through our Sister-state agreements with universities in the following areas:

  • State of Rhineland-Palatinate/Rhineland Pfalz
  • State of Thuringen
  • state of Brandenburg

Ghana

cape coast

Greece

acg

Ireland

TU Dublin

Italy

bozen bolzano

Jamaica

uwi jamaica

Japan

KG

Netherlands

groningen

South Korea

SKKU

Turkey

Bahcesehir University

United Kingdom

nottingham  queens  sussex

hertfordshire  de montfort

 

Application Information 

Below you will find the documentation that you are required to submit to the Center for International Education (CIE) for admission and immigration purposes. If you have questions about what documentation you need to submit, please contact the international or exchange office at your home university.

Please note that we cannot accept any admission documents from prospective exchange students without first receiving official approval from your home university.

Application due dates:

  • Spring 2020: Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Fall 2020 & Academic Year 2020-2021: Friday, March 27, 2020

Documents required for application consideration:

  • Application Form
  • The following documents should be submitted through the online Application Form
    • Certificate of Finances and supporting bank statements
    • Transcript from home university - official document issued by your home university that shows all the courses / modules you have taken and the grades / marks you earned
    • Proof of English proficiency - official TOEFL iBT score of 80, official iTEP score of 3.8, official IELTS score of 6.5 or certification from home university of the equivalent level of proficiency
    • Copy of passport picture/data page

After your documents have been processed and your application approved, the Center for International Education will issue you a DS 2019 so that you can apply for your J-1 student visa. The CIE will also contact you with information about housing, course selection and arrival. Please refer to our New Students section for additional information.

For additional information, please contact Melissa Ochal, Associate Director, Center for International Education.