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Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

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Overview

Coastal Carolina University is a University institution located in Conway, SC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 261954
Conway, SC  29528-6054
United States
Contact Phone: 843-347-3161

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Resort Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
Intelligence, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17,161
Applied
13,493
Accepted
9,794
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

9,587
Females Applied
7,820
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,441
Males Applied
5,609
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported October 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 561 510 600
SAT Math 549 510 590
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,640
In-state
29,448
Out-of-state
11,640
In-district
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Fees

180
Full-time student fees
11,168
Room & board
6,868
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,468
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,074
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,507
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
10,129
Avg. Loan Aid
15,306
Avg. Grant Aid
6,023
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,794
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.2%
Black or African American 14.25%
White or Caucasian 70.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 0.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 4.1%
Other 2.88%

Gender

Male (45.1%)
Female (54.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Organization Kick Off, Cino Day and Relay for Life

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Outdoor Adventure Club, American Marketing Association at Coastal Carolina, Aqua League, Coastal Sea Turtle Club and Coastal Elasmobranch Society (Shark Club)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Beach Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Indoor Track Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No

Faculty

789
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 499
Part-time - 290
Male - 375
Female - 415
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