Coastal Carolina University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 261954

Conway, SC 29528-6054

(843) 349-2026

(800) 277-7000

Fax: (843) 349-2127



Contact: Judy Vogt

Vice President for Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 261954

Conway, SC 29528-6054

(843) 347-3161

www.coastal.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,573

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,655

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,322

Graduate enrollment: 581

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 69%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Musical theater B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B
Resort Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Public Health Education B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology C
Marine science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Coastal Carolina University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(843) 347-3161
Website:www.coastal.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.coastal.edu/admissions/apply.html
Address:103 Tom Trout Drive, Conway, SC 29526
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,479
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,904 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,876
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,120
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,916

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Coastal Carolina University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Coastal Carolina University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services262
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services131
Education456
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities31
Mathematics and Statistics1
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences21
Psychology1
Social Sciences13
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total1345131

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Coastal Carolina University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education23
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Social Sciences1
Grand total454

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Coastal Carolina University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,876
Out-of-state$25,120
Books and supplies$1,160

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,440
Out-of-state$24,264

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,15191%
Grant or scholarship aid1,76375%$7,916
Student loan aid1,69272%$9,028

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,31766%$8,340
Federal student loans6,48167%$6,748

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Coastal Carolina University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Coastal Carolina University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants17,7687,8389,930
Percent admitted100%58%63%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%13%12%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Coastal Carolina University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment10,479
Undergraduate enrollment9,747
Graduate enrollment732

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Coastal Carolina University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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