Charleston School of Law

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

55 Faculty Members | 12:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Goals The overriding goal of the Charleston School of Law is: To teach students of high moral character and unquestioned personal integrity through a careful and refined study program; To teach the practice of law as a profession, having as its chief aim providing public service; To teach the law as a means of providing relief for those who suffer because they are helpless, weak, outnumbered, or because they are victims of prejudice; To teach the law as a means of alleviating human misery and human suffering; To teach the law as a means of making possible the continued processes of manufacture and commerce that bring realization to the twin goals of prosperity and peace in the world; To institute and coordinate legal outreach programs to the South Carolina and American Bars, local, state, and federal governments, as well as to the general population; and To encourage and foster legal reforms. Additional goals This entails additional goals of graduating students who will be successful in Bar passage, recruiting and retaining highly qualified and effective faculty, providing a Law library that meets the needs of our educational program, and developing and maintaining technological capabilities reflective of the educational and professional needs of the legal field.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$42,134

Out of state

$42,134

Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
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Graduate ProgramsX

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
57%
Male Students
43%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian79.21%
  2. Black8.24%
  3. Hispanic/Latino5.73%
  4. Not Specified3.23%
  5. American Indian/Alaska Native1.61%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities1.08%
  7. Asian0.9%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

702

Graduate students

702

Attendance breakdown

Full time
92%
Part time
8%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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