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SWOT Analysis Lauren Fischer October 29, 2012.

SWOT Analysis

Strengths: Location Low student to teacher ratio

Weaknesses: Crime College Mission/Vision Lack of Diversity Threats: Economy Peer Insitutions

Opportunities: Economy External fundraising efforts

Strengths: Location Low student to teacher ratio

Weaknesses: Crime College Mission/Vision Lack of Diversity Threats: Economy Peer Insitutions

Opportunities: Economy External fundraising efforts

Strengths: Location The college may benefit most from it’s location. The location may have little to do with the inner workings of the college, but it is one of the most attractive features about the college. The campus aesthetics, historical surroundings and proximity to the beach makes it an attractive location for prospective college students and helps increase enrollment. The quality of life here is rated highly which not only draws students to enroll, but leads to high retention rates amongst the student body. Student to Teacher Ratio The student faculty ratio stands at 16:9:1 which allows an intimate learning environment for the students. The The faculty is bright and genuinely care about the students. Students get to experience an availability to their professors and a personalized learning experience. This benefits the students and allows them to excel academically throughout their time at the college of charleston and establishes a mutual respect and good relationship between the students and faculty. Students come here seeking that level of attention and leave the school receiving more than they expected. Weaknesses Crime The College lies in the heart of downtown Charleston, which neighbors North Charleston. North Charleston is regarded as one of the most dangerous cities in the nation. Crime draws bad publicity and damages student morale. While many students who are expecting an urban environment and have an understanding that there are dangers with living in a city, the crime level may...
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