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Very small school on the river in Charleston,WV.BrightRadiological Sciences
Very small school on the river in Charleston,WV. The surrounding city is ok, there are lots of restaurants and stores,but much outdoor stuff like ski resorts, climbing spots, or big known cities near by. Professors are very hard to get a hold of considering it is a small school. There is never anything to do on campus during the week. Everyone is from WV and go home to their parents or significant others every weekend, so the only people left on campus are athletes and out of state and out of the country students who are left with nothing to do because the school does not plan anything for the weekends, they seem to mainly rely on their sports teams as entertainment for their other students. One good thing for the weekends is that there are clubs near by to go too, but that gets old. Also there is transportation, but the guys is really creepy and never around. I had the flu last year and they said I would have to wait 4 hours to go to the doctors. So I told them I would call 911 and have an ambulance bring me. Also they are very un-informative. When students return for Spring, lots of students have left the school, leaving some students without a room mate and then when they had the whole break to inform students they wait 2 weeks into the new semester when students are already settled to tell them they need to move in with someone else or they will have to pay double for the room. This school advertise them selves as on the move because they have built a new building and have all these plans,but they have all these new fees they brought up my second semester. They told us that the new building and parking garage was built based on funds from donors, but then they sent us letters saying that students need to pay for parking and tickets so that they can pay for the building. Talk about a dean who is full of shit. I hope this review shows you the stresses that not only I indured, but other students that still attend there dealt with and still deal with this money hungry school.
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Innovation: F
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This is one of the worst schools inBrightPolitical Science
This is one of the worst schools in America. The quality of the education is poor, at best. The professors are average at best, often unmotivated and frequently indifferent. It's sorta like an apple. It looks nice and shiny on the outside, but it's rotting from within. Stay far, far away from this place.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2012
Surrounding City: C, Useful Schoolwork: F
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The University of Charleston is a complete scamQuite BrightCommunications
The University of Charleston is a complete scam in order for the school to profit off out of state student as well as international students. The racism that is portrayed by teachers and staff members including the president is incredibly disrespectful and out of control. The biggest problem at the University of Charleston, WV is the financial aid office. Every semester 95% of there students have a problems with outstanding bills popping up on their billing reports. I did a survey of this around campus and this is where I'm getting my 95% number from. The majority of students that are of the minority at the school play sports and are spit out after the athletic careers are over. Teachers grade you by their liking to you it just that simple.
4th Year Female -- Class 2012
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