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

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent 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
Room $5,440
Board $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
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
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/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.
Anthropology, General.
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.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Science.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
General Studies.
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.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Music Technology.
Music, General.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Resort Management.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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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 transfered

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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