Application for Undergraduate Bachelor of Professional Studies and Evening Business Administration

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Enrollment Information

This application is intended only for Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) and Evening Business Administration students. For all other students contact the Undergraduate Admissions office at admissions@cofc.edu. International students should use the main College of Charleston application.

 

 
Intended Academic Major

Note: All students who enroll at the College of Charleston are classified as undecided/undeclared majors, regardless of their preference for a particular major.

Note: Contact the Summer School Office if you wish to enroll for summer only.

Program Choice

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Personal Information

Although voluntary, submission of your U.S. Social Security number (SSN) is strongly encouraged. In providing a SSN, we create a unique profile to verify information provided as well as process enrollment forms and supporting credentials submitted. In compliance with federal and state regulations, your SSN is required to enroll at the College of Charleston. If you do not have a U.S. SSN or prefer not to provide it at this time, please enter all zeroes (000-00-0000) in this field.


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Full Legal Name
 
 
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Contact Information
 
Military Affiliation

College of Charleston is proud to offer programs and services to veterans, military personnel and their dependents . Providing information about military affiliations is optional but is asked so that we may provide you with information about services and opportunities that may be available, including in-state tuition eligibility. 

 

Military personnel or children of military personnel will be classified as non-residents until approved as South Carolina residents by the Office of Legal Residency. Additional documentation to verify eligibility for in-state tuition may be required.


 
Citizenship and Visa Information

South Carolina Law requires that you present proof of citizenship or legal presence in the U.S. prior to registering for classes at the College of Charleston. The College of Charleston will attempt to verify student citizenship via legally authorized federal or state databases before asking students to submit proof of citizenship. If your status cannot be verified through one of these databases, then during new student orientation and/or prior to registration of classes you will need to provide one of the following items:

  1. Your processed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) to College of Charleston (our code number is 003428);
  2. A valid South Carolina driver's license issued after January 1, 2002;
  3. A current U.S. Passport;
  4. An original U.S. or U.S. Territory Birth Certificate (not hospital certificate), Certification of Naturalization, U.S. Government-issued Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certificate of Citizenship.

Note: A complete and correct Certificate of Finance is required for admission. A Form I-20 cannot be issued until you have completed this certificate, returned it by the appropriate date, and been admitted to the College.

Original documents are required for verification. No copies will be accepted. However, we only need to view original documents, and they will not be retained by the College of Charleston.

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Demographic Information
We request this optional data for federal, state and institutional reporting and to inform you of opportunities on campus. If you choose to respond, your answer will have no impact on admission decisions and will not be used in a discriminatory manner. If you have questions about the information requested below, please contact admissions@cofc.edu.

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Educational History

If you anticipate receiving financial aid in the form of state scholarships available to South Carolina residents (such as LIFE and Palmetto Fellows), or if you have earned fewer than 24 credit hours, an official final high school transcript MUST BE submitted as part of your application to the College of Charleston.

(This section is required for applicants with fewer than 24 earned hours; applicants with fewer than 24 hours must also submit final high school transcripts.)
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Other Information

The College of Charleston incorporates questions relative to any criminal convictions and related matters in our application process. The information provided will not necessarily disallow an offer of admission, but may be considered with other relevant factors. An offer of admission will be reviewed and may be revoked if criminal activity, convictions, findings of guilt, or pleas occur subsequent to an offer of admission or if the College is informed of criminal convictions or a criminal history from other sources.

 

The College of Charleston policy on admitting applicants for enrollment with a criminal or disciplinary history can be found at: http://policy.cofc.edu.

Note: Any "Yes" response may prompt a criminal background check.



 

 



 
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Certification of Accuracy
I certify the information I have provided is true and accurate. I understand additional information may be requested if further clarification is needed.

Certification and Honor Code Compliance

Important: All applicants must read and certify.

I certify all information provided on this application and supplementary materials is correct and complete. I understand information contained herein may be disclosed for consideration of admission, financial aid and recruitment purposes. I understand I am responsible for forwarding official and final transcripts from all schools previously attended, and such transcripts become property of the College of Charleston. If I enroll at the College of Charleston, I agree to abide by its Honor Code and the rules and regulations of the College. Furthermore, I understand any untruthful statement in this application could result in immediate dismissal from the College.
 
 
Anti-discrimination

The College of Charleston and the Graduate School of the College of Charleston are committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, or other legally protected classifications. The effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 as amended. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Human Relations and Minority Affairs, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, 29424-0001, 843.953.5580.

Disability
Federal law prohibits the College of Charleston from making inquiries regarding disability prior to admission. Information regarding disability, voluntarily given or inadvertently received, will not affect any admission decision. However, upon admission, students with disabilities needing accommodations (including learning disability or attention deficit disorder) should contact the Office of Disability Services at 843.953.1431.