Future Cougars

Welcome to the College of Charleston! If you want to thrive and grow at a university where you’ll have every opportunity you can imagine to create, explore, connect, discover, inspire and achieve, you have come to the right place. The College of Charleston is a future-focused, innovative institution where students flourish and graduates are well equipped to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Minority Male Initiative supports and assists men of color who are prospective CofC students (open to high school juniors and seniors). 

SCAMP provides mentoring and summer-research opportunities for students from underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American and Pacific Islanders) who want to pursue a degree in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. 

SPECTRA is a summer transition program for incoming freshmen who are African American, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian and Native American (AALANA). 

Scholarships and Financial Aid (additional scholarship opportunities from the Office of Institutional Diversity).

The REACH Program is a four-year, fully-inclusive certificate program for students with mild intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Ways to Explore our Campus

We are excited to welcome you to our campus. We hope you will register for an in-person tour or, join us for one of our unique visit opportunities.

Junior Project

A college prepatory program serving underrepresented minoriries, rising high school juniors.

About Junior Project

Senior Project

A weeklong, residential program serving underrepresented minoriries, rising high school seniors.

About Senior Project

Multicultural On-Campus Visit Experience (M.O.V.E.)

A program for potential Cougars from diverse backgrounds.

About M.O.V.E.
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