Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC, USA
3.78 Average Rating

With campus a short drive from the Atlantic Ocean, Coastal Carolina University is a 4-year public liberal arts institution in South Carolina. CCU confers bachelor’s degrees in 74 academic areas of study. In addition to the academic facilities on its main campus, CCU oversees a Center for Marine and Wetland Studies and a marine science natural laboratory on Waties Island. For sports fans, Coastal Carolina fields 16 men’s and women’s sports teams known as the Chanticleers and the baseball team makes frequent appearances in the College World Series. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
44%
Out of State Students
55%
0
100
61%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1009
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2018 May 15, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
10,663
Total Number of Undergrads
9,898
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
26%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
45%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,955
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,696
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,940
0
100
46%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,256
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
244
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Myrtle Beach
New York
Charlotte
Charleston
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
88%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
I feel coastal is a great school. It satisfies and goes beyond a college experience. I feel happy and safe here.
Demarko from Goose Creek, SC
Coastal Carolina University has been a A+ experience for me. All of my teachers all want to make sure you succeed by opening their office doors to you at any time giving you the extra help you may need.
Ariel from Columbia, SC

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