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Honors College

The College of Charleston Honors College expands on partnerships between faculty and student by creating a vibrant living-learning community where personal attention gives the support students need to reach their goals during and after college. Inside the CofC Honors community, motivated students live, learn, and grow together while pursuing their unique interests and goals – everything from study abroad, internships, research and service projects at home and globally.

To learn more about how our CofC Honors students and alumni are involved and prospering, check out 10 Green Way the Honors blog. To see what jobs, internships, research positions, and other opportunities current Honors students have available to them, check out the CofC Honors Hub

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Interested in applying to the class of 2021?

  • Schedule a visit!
  • See our feature on current Honors College students and read articles on Honors College students and alumni in The College Today
  • Visit the Honors Hub, a listing of various opportunities available to Honors students in the workplace, on campus, in research and beyond
  • Take a virtual tour of Berry Hall to see where Honors students live and learn
  • Read about the Honors curriculum and how the First-Year Experience sets you up for long-term success
  • Browse the Frequently Asked Questions to get the inside scoop
  • Note: The fall 2017 application is not yet available, but you are able to begin work on other pieces, such as your résumé and Honors essay

Questions? Call the Honors Center at 843.953.7154 or reach us by email at

News in the Honors College

Allison Gilmore, the Improv Guru
Posted on 27 October 2016 | 10:35 am
This is a guest post by Paul Dierksheide ’20.  On Wednesday, September 28, the Honors ELLC along with various classes focused on entrepreneurship theory and practice met in the Wells Fargo Auditorium to hear Allison Gilmore talk about her experience as an entrepreneur. Gilmore, the Founder and Chief Improv Officer of Dumoreimprov, gave students great […]
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From Reading Partners to AmeriCorps
Posted on 25 October 2016 | 9:58 am
College of Charleston is a valuable community partner and provides Reading Partners with more than 100 volunteer tutors each year. Though students come and go, each class of attendees at the college remains committed to helping the community of Charleston during their four years of residency. Rachel Jaffe, a volunteer tutor, now AmeriCorps site coordinator, […]
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