Location Profile

Charleston, South Carolina

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Charleston, South Carolina. Affiliated with the local university, the facility has been recognized as one of the best in the nation for 2018. Services at the state-of-the-art hospital include telemedicine, children’s health, cancer care and much more. More than 500 physicians and medical providers are part of the hospital.

Community Overview

Located in an area known as the Lowcountry, Charleston is a charming city that consistently ranks high on livability and "best of" lists. It’s a fusion of unique culture, architecture, cuisine, and people that make it a wonderful place to escape to or live.

Voted the #1 city in the world and #1 city in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure in 2016, Charleston is a city that has something for all. Whether it’s the architecture or the cuisine, the vibe of Charleston is a friendly welcoming Southern charm that attracts millions each year. There are plenty of events held throughout the year including holiday lights, food festivals, art walks, historical reenactments and more. Charleston is one of the South’s most walkable cities but also offers a dedicated transit system to help you get to all of the major attractions and destinations.

Learn more about Charleston at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


The majority of Charleston is served by the Charleston County School District, with the northern portion of the city served by the Berkeley County School District. The Charleston County School District includes 85 schools, with a diverse range of elementary, middle, and high school campuses for its students. Among the public district, offerings are several charter schools, specialty academies, Montessori campuses, and magnet schools. The district includes 2 high schools that tied for Best School in South Carolina as rated by U.S News and World Report. In October 2018, the Charleston County School District announced that the district would receive system-wide accreditation from AdvancED. Students in Charleston are given every academic advantage possible including early learning programs, Montessori instruction, after school programs, virtual learning, arts programs, STEM initiatives and more. Niche.com readers have ranked the district among the top 10 school districts in Charleston. Students in the district enjoy a low student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1 to foster an environment that is welcoming and conducive to learning. A variety of private schools are also available in Charleston.

Click here to read more about public schools in Charleston.
Click here to read about private schools in Charleston.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

You’ll find the shopping in Charleston delightful as the city offers not only familiar brands, but also a great mix of local shops, boutiques, and specialty stores. Whether you’re looking for some handmade home decor, charming jewelry, or custom artwork, there’s no telling what you’ll find. It’s no wonder the city was named as one of the “Top 10 Shopping Districts in the USA” by USA Today. If you’re in the mood for a mall trip, look no further, because Charleston offers several perfect destinations. The Citadel Mall has more than 60 stores while the Northwoods Mall boasts more than 130. You’ll also find plenty of bargains at the Tanger Outlets but when you want something that’s one-of-a-kind, just visit Downtown King Street. This corridor is where you’ll find all kinds of items that are a must-have. Don’t forget to browse Mount Pleasant Old Village and Mount Pleasant Towne Centre as they also offer plenty to browse and buy.

Charleston isn’t just a shopping destination -- it’s also a great place for art and culture lovers. In addition to its many galleries, the city also offers the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Gibbes Museum of Art, and the Charleston Museum. The Charleston Museum also is an illuminating tour through the city’s history with exhibits, recreated rooms, and educational programs. There’s also the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, home of the USS YORKTOWN and the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry to explore. You can even see plenty of fire engines and fire history at The North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Education Center Charleston doesn’t skimp on outdoor activities either, especially since the Southern weather offers an enjoyable climate year-round. You can sail, stroll the beaches, fish, golf, paddleboard, bike and more.

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Crime Rate

With a crime rate lower than the national average, Charleston is safe for families. The city is safer than 37% of the rest of the country and the police department is intent on improving the city’s safety day by day. A total of 162 sworn officers are part of that job and the department offers several community programs to curb crime.

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