Charleston Colleges & Universities
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Visit Charleston, South Carolina and explore the area’s historic institutions of higher learning. Whether you’re touring a campus you wish to attend or visiting a loved one at a nearby school, the King Charles Inn is conveniently located near many of Charleston’s most iconic colleges and universities.
Venture to the heart of Charleston and explore the College of Charleston, a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. This university is a real piece of history: It was founded in 1770, making it the oldest college in South Carolina, the 13th-oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S., and the oldest municipal college in the country. The beautiful campus showcases its contemporary and historic facilities, as well as the school’s cutting-edge programs, quality education, and laid-back student life. If you’re looking for hotels near the College of Charleston, then you’re in luck — King Charles Inn is just steps away, at less than a third of a mile from the campus.
Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina specializes in education, research, and patient care. As South Carolina’s only academic health science center, it’s an important part of the community. It’s also easy to visit, thanks to its central location, just north of Harleston Village. King Charles Inn ranks highly among hotels near the Medical University of South Carolina and is conveniently located less than a 7-minute drive or nice, leisurely walk away.
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. Established in 1842, it’s one of six senior military colleges in the United States. When it comes to hotels near the Citadel, King Charles Inn makes for a great option, located less than three miles from the campus. You’ll find the college just a short, 13-minute drive from the hotel.
Visit the Charleston School of Law to discover its charming campus, dating back to 1825, and to learn about the school’s fascinating history. The school sets itself apart through its dedication to public service — each student here must perform at least 30 hours of public service before graduation. King Charles Inn is one of the best hotels near Charleston School of Law, located less than a mile away, within easy walking distance and close to the area’s best dining and shopping.