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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 minus
  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
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

PO BOX 261954
CONWAY, SC 29528
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
From Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic public institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. CCU is an exciting, ever-changing place in which students can learn, grow, socialize and become part of something bigger. TEAL Nation is the collective notion of excellence, integrity, and traditions that reflect who we are as individuals and a community.

CCU offers baccalaureate degrees through more than 95 majors. Among CCU's graduate-level programs are 27 master's degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and two doctoral programs. CCU also boasts a growing array of internship, research, and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.

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Coastal Carolina University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
1020-1180
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,716 / 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
$9,519 / 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
17:1
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. 143 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 143 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    48%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,529 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
971
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 109 responses
  • Chill
    36%
  • Laid-back
    18%
  • 50/50 laid-back and ambitious
    13%
  • Good
    13%
  • Ambitious
    6%
  • Lazy
    6%
  • Stuck up
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 168 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 214 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 108 responses
  • Amazing
    29%
  • Really good
    19%
  • On the come up!
    15%
  • Underrated
    12%
  • Overrated
    11%
  • Expensive, fun
    8%
  • Boring, expensive, choose a different university.
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
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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