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Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC
University Website: www.coastal.edu
Apply Online: www.coastal.edu/admissions/apply.html
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Coastal Carolina University (Coastal or CCU) is an independent, state-supported, liberal arts university in Conway, South Carolina, USA, located eight miles (13 km) west of Myrtle Beach. Founded in 1954, Coastal became an independent university in 1993. The University enrolls approximately 9,300 students on its 630-acre (2.5 km2) campus. Baccalaureate programs are offered in 65 major fields of study, along with graduate programs in education, business administration (MBA), accountancy, coastal marine and wetland studies, and writing. Coastal Carolina is home to Kimbel Library, an academic library.

The school is composed of its main campus in Conway and also offers courses in Litchfield and Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach. The University is a Sea-grant institute and owns part of Waties Island, a 1,105-acre (4.47 km2) barrier island which serves as a natural laboratory. Coastal Carolina is also the home of the Scholars Academy, a high school program for gifted students.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $21,480.00 avg tuition

108 James P. Blanton Circle
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 347-3161

Apply online Admissions:
www.coastal.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.coastal.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Coastal Carolina University

Statistics:
Applied 9,639
Admitted 7,170 74%
Enrolled total 2,006
Full Time: 1,999
Part Time 7
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 450 530
SAT Math 460 560
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 18 21
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 63%
4-year graduation rate 22%
6-year graduation rate 46%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Coastal Carolina University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,680.00 $9,680.00 $21,480.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $80.00 $80.00 $80.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $407.00 $407.00 $898.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,040.00 $11,040.00 $16,560.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $80.00 $80.00 $80.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $460.00 $460.00 $690.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,700.00 $7,964.00 $4,297.00
Other Expenses $3,604.00 $4,076.00 $4,297.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $45.00
Books and Supplies $1,082.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 74%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,258.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,329.00

Coastal Carolina University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Resort Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X

Coastal Carolina University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Presidential Scholarship - Coastal Carolina University $11000 January 01, 2015
Provost's Scholar Award - Coastal Carolina University $8500 March 01, 2015
Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship - Coastal Carolina University $6500 March 01, 2015
Coastal Scholar Award $4000 March 01, 2015
Honors Program Award - Coastal Carolina University Varies January 01, 2015
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