Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$11,640

$27,394

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
580
25th
510
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,970
Declined 4,182
Total Received 14,152
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Public

10,596

undergraduate students

1,274

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Coastal Carolina University, founded in 1954, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 621-acre campus is located in Conway, nine miles from Myrtle Beach.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,870
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

621-acre campus in Conway (population: 23,714), nine miles from Myrtle Beach and 100 miles from Charleston; branch campuses in Georgetown and Myrtle Beach. Served by bus; major airport serves Myrtle Beach; train serves Florence (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Coastal Carolina University
103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway, SC
29526

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
580
25th
510
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,970
Declined 4,182
Total Received 14,152

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

86%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,351

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,460
Housing $5,440
Food $3,850
Additional fees $180
Books & supplies $1,098
Total $22,028
Average Financial Aid - $9,351
Total with Avg. Aid $12,677

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,187,762
State $1,902,655
Institutional
Other external
Total $18,090,417

Non-need-based

Federal
State $12,133,984
Institutional $6,479,751
Other external $2,980,371
Total $21,594,106

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 843 349-2313
F: 843 349-2347
finaid@coastal.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, dance, diving, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, scuba diving, soccer, surfing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, dance, diving, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, scuba diving, soccer, softball, surfing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, lacrosse, outdoor adventure, pickleball, soccer, softball, surfing, table tennis, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunbelt

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Science. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Intelligence, General. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Music Technology. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Resort Management. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Statistics, General. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Science
  2. Management
  3. Exercise/sport Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,870

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

10,596
students

Female
55%
5,811

Male
45%
4,785

11%

1,274
students

Female
70%
892

Male
30%
382

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

9,168
students

Female
55%
5,024

Male
45%
4,144

13%

1,428
students

Female
55%
787

Male
45%
641

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Countries most often represented Aruba
China
Germany
South Africa
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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