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The College of Charleston

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at CC

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Music - PerformanceA+
Perfomance ArtsB-
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalA-

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Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

College of Charleston
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UPSIDES: This is a great mid-sized liberal arts school where there is a lot of space to grow and shape your future with you in complete control. Char...Read full comment
College is what you make it, but it is good to know what options and environment you need in a school before you go. Your experience at CofC can be wh...Read full comment
I am an undergraduate student here, and I am about to begin a graduate degree in the Fall of 2015--so I can only speak from the undergraduate perspect...Read full comment
What can I say? I love this school. Classes are fair, yet challenging, the city is beautiful, the people are laid back. I think there's a place for ev...Read full comment
I came to COFC because I love the city and the beach so what more could I have asked for in the college's campus? Unfortunately I didn't get the chanc...Read full comment
cofc is the place to be... the only thing i would change is the girl to guy ratio. other than that, I absolutely love it here! I dont think there has ...Read full comment
Great place to go!! I was from out of state and met tons of friends. Charleston was fun but teachers tell you to leave when your done to have a better...Read full comment
I won't lie - Charleston is one of the coolest places I've ever been in my life. It's historic and modern and bustling and peaceful all at the same ti...Read full comment
College of Charleston is only fun for people over 21. Sure, you can have a fake ID, but it's only a matter of time before the overbearing Charleston p...Read full comment
I am a transfer student. I know I sat here and read a million reviews. I must admit first-hand, EVERYONE HAS A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE. And most people w...Read full comment
I remember going to the College of Charleston campus tour and being thrilled by the campus. It was certainly the prettiest I had ever seen. The women ...Read full comment
There is so much to say about CofC. I have made so many good, life long friends, joined a ton of clubs and club sports. I'm in my sophomore year at th...Read full comment
CofC is fantastic. At first i didn't even think about going here but im glad i did. I have met some of the best people at the college and not to ment...Read full comment
I'm a Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) major. I absolutely love this school, the city and my department! Every single HTM prof I have had is exc...Read full comment
great place, city with a lot of culture, excellent caring teachers, beach nearby (10 minutes), harbor only a few blocks away, i've been alot of place...Read full comment
I attended CofC my freshman year, and although on paper it was the perfect school and I loved many things about it, I never adjusted fully and transfe...Read full comment
I enjoyed my experiences at the College immensley. It is an extremely unique environment and you will honestly not find another college like it in th...Read full comment
I am a freshman this year and I am from South Carolina. I was not looking forward to coming to CofC. I had wanted to go to another university closer t...Read full comment
party life! party school? psht, try bar school. if your coming here to have fun, don't! there is no "party" scene here. everyone just pre games and g...Read full comment
I love C of C and the surrounding city. The campus is georgeous, the people are firendly, the college treats the individual, the professors are frien...Read full comment
I'm convinced that this is the best college in the state, and we are much more academically challenging than one would think. The faculty are great, ...Read full comment
the college of charleston is seriously the most amazing city i have ever been too. it is beautiful and you will never get bored because there is soooo...Read full comment
Gorgeous campus. Beautiful city. Visit as a tourist, don't go to school here. Almost 70 per cent chicks, either ditzy sluts or hard charging future...Read full comment
CofC is an excellent university where the faculty are happy to help and want you to excel... this is most important. The academics for the most part ...Read full comment
I just finished my first year here at C of C, and some things were better than expected, while others were disappointing. The faculty, for the mos...Read full comment
CofC is a great school. You are in the most beautiful city on the east coast and you're right near the beach. But, don't expect to be playing in the o...Read full comment
I just transferred here from a previous institution and I can say that I have never made a better decision. To many of you who are reading this and tr...Read full comment
i absolutely love this school and would never leave. the academics are good, its a perfect size of about 10,000, there are multiple beaches within 10 ...Read full comment
Naturally, I perceived my experience at the College of Charleston to be similar to what I had heard from everyone that had gone there/guidance counsel...Read full comment
While I wouldn't classify EVERYTHING about the school as negative, I am, on the whole, disappointed with this place. The city is beautiful, tuition is...Read full comment
CofC was a decent experience for me. I am here to party and get an education at the same time. The academics are good, but the night life is lame. Eve...Read full comment
Three years after I graduated I look back on my undergraduate time at CofC. I went back to school at a better public school in NJ and now have a real ...Read full comment
I am currently a freshman here at CofC and like everyone else I really came here because of the beautiful campus. This is the first time i am reading ...Read full comment
Come here if you want to party in the Holy City and get a great education, too. Read full comment
Pros: It's a nice college with a laid back student body and friendly, and guys don't mind being outnumbered by the ladies. There is always something ...Read full comment
In high school I took all Honors and AP classes and worked hard. I was sort of worried about going to CofC because I thought the school wouldn't chall...Read full comment
cofc has provided many opportunities for me. there are so many different clubs and organizations that allow students to explore not just the academic ...Read full comment
This is really hard for me to write on here especially because I want to love College of Charleston. I definitely went here because of the gorgeous su...Read full comment
I am an out-of-state freshman and Charleston seemed like a wonderful place to go to school. I have to say Charleston as a city is absolutely beautif...Read full comment
I am an out of state transfer student who came for the Fall 2009 semester. College of Charleston was my top choice, because it was a small school, wh...Read full comment
My first years at the College of Charleston were spent swimming day in and day out. I saw more of the Stern Center than any other building, but rushin...Read full comment
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