Coastal Carolina University

Conway, South Carolina

Coastal Carolina University Overview

Student population

Address103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway, SC
School Websitewww.coastal.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Coastal Carolina University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Conway, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 14,057 students applied to Coastal Carolina University. Of those students, 9,777 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Coastal Carolina University was $11,536, in addition to fees of $180. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Coastal Carolina University.

Coastal Carolina University has a 44% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Coastal Carolina University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Coastal Carolina University acceptance rate is 70%. To put this into perspective, 9,777 of the 14,057 students who applied to Coastal Carolina University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Coastal Carolina University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Coastal Carolina University had an SAT score between the range of 1,030 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Coastal Carolina University was between 19 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Coastal Carolina University as part of their application.

Coastal Carolina University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Coastal Carolina University, the tuition for in-state residents is $11,536. Combined with fees of $180, room and board costs of $9,452, other expenses of $3,290 and the $1,062 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $26,828 in tuition.

Students at Coastal Carolina University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Coastal Carolina University was $4,938 last year, with 36% of students being awarded federal aid.

Coastal Carolina University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Coastal Carolina University.

Coastal Carolina University has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 54% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 44% of students come from in-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Coastal Carolina University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Coastal Carolina University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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