Coastal Carolina University Overview
Coastal Carolina University is a public institution located in Conway, South Carolina. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Coastal Carolina University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Coastal Carolina University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Coastal Carolina University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Coastal Carolina University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Coastal Carolina University.
Where Is Coastal Carolina University?
Contact details for Coastal Carolina University are given below.
|Address:||103 Tom Trout Drive, Conway, SC 29526|
How Do I Get Into Coastal Carolina University?
You can apply to Coastal Carolina University online at: www.coastal.edu/admissions/apply.html
Admission Requirements for Coastal Carolina University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Coastal Carolina University?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.
Average Test Scores
About 37% of students accepted to Coastal Carolina University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 590. Math scores were between 510 and 580.
Can I Afford Coastal Carolina University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Coastal Carolina University, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $9,423 a year. That adds up to $37,692 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Coastal Carolina University is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Coastal Carolina University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 724 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,810 full-time undergraduates at Coastal Carolina University, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Coastal Carolina University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,590|
|Hispanic or Latino||480|
South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Coastal Carolina University. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 54 countries are represented at Coastal Carolina University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Africa, Netherlands, and France.
Online Learning at Coastal Carolina University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Coastal Carolina University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Coastal Carolina University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Coastal Carolina University was 699.6%. This is the #121 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Coastal Carolina University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Coastal Carolina University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||20%|
|Computer Information Systems||9%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||1%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Coastal Carolina University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Coastal Carolina University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Coastal Carolina University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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