Coker University

Hartsville, SC

Coker University

Hartsville, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$29,528

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
52%
400-499
35%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
55%
12-17
31%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 857
Declined 532
Total Received 1,389
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Private

1,022

undergraduate students

71

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Coker University (formerly Coker College), founded in 1908, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 37-acre main campus is located in Hartsville, 70 miles northeast of Columbia.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,093
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

37-acre campus in Hartsville (population: 7,626), 25 miles from Florence and 75 miles from Columbia; branch campuses in Lake City and Mullins. Major airport serves Charlotte, NC (85 miles); smaller airports serve Columbia and Florence; bus and train serves Florence (25 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Florence Regional

Coker University
300 East College Avenue
Hartsville, SC
29550

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • Bandfest
  • Crew Race
  • COW Days (Coker Olympics of Winter)
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
55%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
52%
400-499
35%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
55%
12-17
31%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 857
Declined 532
Total Received 1,389

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,790

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,328
Room & board $9,090
Additional fees $200
Total $38,618
Average Financial Aid - $4,790
Total with Avg. Aid $33,828
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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
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Table tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Table tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Acting
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Dance, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, Other
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,093

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,022
students

Female
60%
609

Male
40%
413

6%

71
students

Female
51%
36

Male
49%
35

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

845
students

Female
60%
503

Male
40%
342

18%

177
students

Female
60%
106

Male
40%
71

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 61%
Student 4 year graduation rate 43%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
33%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

101

Transfer students enrolled

9%

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 yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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