Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$11,640

$27,394

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
61%
400-499
14%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
63%
400-499
19%
300-399
0
30-36
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
62%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,373
Declined 4,688
Total Received 15,061
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Public

9,760

undergraduate students

724

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,484
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

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: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Myrtle Beach International

Coastal Carolina University
103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway, SC
29526

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Outdoor Adventure Club
  • Surf Club
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Women of Color
  • Aqua League (Scuba Club)

Top Events

  • Organization Kick Off
  • Cino Day
  • Relay for Life
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
69%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
61%
400-499
14%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
63%
400-499
19%
300-399
0
30-36
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
62%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,373
Declined 4,688
Total Received 15,061

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 56
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,460
Room & board $9,290
Additional fees $180
Books & supplies $1,082
Other fees $2,086
Total $24,098
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Lacrosse, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Lacrosse, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Intelligence, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Resort Management
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

10,484

total students

50%

in-state

50%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

9,760
students

Female
55%
5,372

Male
45%
4,388

7%

724
students

Female
67%
488

Male
33%
236

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

8,810
students

Female
56%
4,858

Male
44%
3,952

10%

950
students

Female
55%
514

Male
45%
436

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 33%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

717

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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