9,898
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,256
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Coastal Carolina University is a Comprehensive 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

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,563
Applied
11,359
Accepted
9,898
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

10,479
Females Applied
6,579
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,084
Males Applied
4,780
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.58
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
Interview
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 554 510 590
SAT Math 544 510 580
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,356
In-state
26,468
Out-of-state
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Fees

180
Full-time student fees
9,190
Room & board
5,440
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

10,256
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,509
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,438
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
9,057
Avg. Loan Aid
14,432
Avg. Grant Aid
4,826
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
46%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,898
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.2%
Black or African American 19.38%
White or Caucasian 66.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 5.11%
Other 1.24%

Gender

Male (46.31%)
Female (53.69%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 44%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Organization Kick Off, Cino Day and Relay for Life

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National Society of Leadership and Success, Outdoor Adventure Club, Alpha Delta Pi, Salt Water Anglers and Aqua League (Scuba Club)

Campus Security & Safety

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
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 Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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
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
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

787
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 450
Part-time - 337
Male - 384
Female - 403