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The faculty is veryAverageBusiness - Management and Administration
The faculty is very supportive and helpful. Communication with admissions, advising, and support staff is quick and easy.The experience with The University of Charleston has been very good for me and I would recommend it as a college worthy of consideration for prospective students.
3rd Year Male -- Class 1920
Education Quality: A, Social Life: B
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This University does not practice what it preaches.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
This University does not practice what it preaches. The school encourages innovation and new ideas but if you are a Type A person who wants to make a difference it is nearly impossible. Students here do not get along at all and it is way more clicky than High School. Most students are athletes and if you're not an athlete forget ever getting any real perks. Also, athletes only hang out with their teammates and going outside of their groups is almost never seen. Greek life is hated at the University and every effort it taken to shut it down. Sad because as a Greek I have seen the opportunity for great things, but no one will buy into the idea, because everyone has their own ideas. I commend the new Innovation person as she is trying to do cool things, but I don't see her staying long. Had an awesome dean of students, he had great ideas, and really pushed for change but left. Probably because he had way better opportunities elsewhere. Administration only cares about incoming students. They work hard as hell to get you there and then forget about you. Unless you can really make a name for yourself, there is no hope of opportunity. It is truly sad that UC is thought of as a prestigious school, but in all reality is a conservative, traditional, clicky high school.
5th Year Female -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: A, Social Life: F
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The University of Charleston in my opinion isQuite BrightPolitical Science
The University of Charleston in my opinion is a HUGE rip off. I transferred here from Marshall University and have been unhappy ever since. I plan on transferring again after this semester. You do not get our money worth at this school by far. Facilities are very poor, food is terrible, education is mediocre and if you are interested in playing a sport, the coaching staff is poor as well.This school is pretty much a prep school for college. It has a very high school feel to it. The biggest reason I would avoid going here is because it is a waste of money for what you get.One thing nice about the school is that most of the professors are nice. Avoid this school.The seniors here are only here because they feel they are stuck here, at least the senior athletes anyway There are plenty of other schools that you would love instead of this one.
1st Year Male -- Class 2016
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Social Life: D-
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