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Coastal Carolina University
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  • 4 Year
  • CONWAY, SC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Coastal Carolina is an above-average public university located in Conway, South Carolina in the Myrtle Beach Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,810 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Coastal Carolina acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Communications, Business, and Marketing. Graduating 47% of students, Coastal Carolina alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,900.

About

103 TOM TROUT DRIVE
CONWAY, SC 29526
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

Coastal Carolina University Rankings

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CCU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1170
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,111 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,353 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 119 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 140 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 140 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,810 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
950
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 107 responses
  • Chill
    36%
  • Laid-back
    18%
  • Good
    13%
  • 50/50 laid-back and ambitious
    12%
  • Ambitious
    7%
  • Lazy
    5%
  • Stuck up
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 165 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 211 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 107 responses
  • Amazing
    28%
  • Really good
    20%
  • On the come up!
    15%
  • Overrated
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%
  • Expensive, fun
    7%
  • Boring, expensive, choose a different university.
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 93 responses

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