Coker College Overview
Located in Hartsville, South Carolina, Coker College is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Hartsville draws many to the area.
What Is Coker College Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Coker.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 62% of the faculty were full-time.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Coker to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Where Is Coker College?
Contact details for Coker are given below.
|Address:||300 E College Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550|
How Do I Get Into Coker?
You can apply to Coker online at: https://www.coker.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Coker
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Coker?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.
Average Test Scores
About 46% of students accepted to Coker submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 450 and 540.
Can I Afford Coker College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Coker, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,024 a year. That adds up to $28,096 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Coker is 12.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Coker College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 136 graduate students at the school.
Of the 920 full-time undergraduates at Coker, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Coker College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||272|
|Hispanic or Latino||25|
South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Coker College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 21 countries are represented at Coker. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Denmark.
Online Learning at Coker College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Coker has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th 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 Coker
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Coker College was 38.8%. This is the #582 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Coker regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Coker majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||55%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||37%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||65%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Coker 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 Coker.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#17|
|Health & Physical Education||#17|
|Business Administration & Management||#151|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#190|
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%.
Coker College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||33||31||64|
|Health & Physical Education||17||23||40|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||12||25||37|
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||11||11|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||5||0||5|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||5||0||5|
|Political Science & Government||4||0||4|
|Communication & Media Studies||3||0||3|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||2||0||2|
|Fine & Studio Arts||1||0||1|
|General English Literature||0||0||0|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||0||0||0|
|Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||0||0||0|
|Design & Applied Arts||0||0||0|
|Drama & Theater Arts||0||0||0|
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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