70%

Acceptance Rate

$8,942

Avg.Financial Aid

003451

FAFSA Code

About Coastal Carolina University (CCU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,641

Website

www.coastal.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) was established in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College, and later in the year July 1, 1993, South Carolina Legislature passes legislation establishing Coastal Carolina University as an independent, public institution.

It is a public institution located in Conway, South Carolina, United States, it has a total enrollment of 10,641 with an acceptance rate of 70%.

The college offers various degree and program to choose from to help the student fulfill their goals few of the popular fields in which they offer major are ACCOUNTING B.S.B.A., ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY B.A., COMMUNICATION B.A., Communication Studies concentration, Health Communication concentration, Interactive Journalism concentration, ENGLISH B.A., Composition, Rhetoric and Linguistics concentration, Creative Writing concentration, English Studies concentration, MANAGEMENT B.S.B.A., Entrepreneurial Management concentration, Human Resource Management concentration, International Management concentration, and many more. More than 44% of graduate alumni from the college go on to earn a starting salary of $30,900.

The mission of the institute is to develop the students with knowledge on there chosen field and also help them to develop skills to make prepare them to be productive, responsible, healthy citizens with a global perspective and develop them to become a leader in developing reflective, collaborative, and culturally inclusive professionals who positively impact student learning and development.


Online Education at CCU

  • CCU offers 15 online programs pertaining to 5 majors.

  • The online programs at the university possess the advantage of flexible execution while maintaining the exhaustive syllabus of the traditional classroom programs. The course demands a high level of involvement and discipline from the students. The program is self-paced and can be easily accommodated into the career-centric schedules of the working professionals and adult learners.

  • The online classes offered at the university are conducted through the University Moodle online learning management systems. The platform offers a comprehensive user-interface and productive learning environment with interactive features to ensure a better understanding of the subjects.  


Reviews

Some student reviews about the university are mentioned below.

  • Classes are small and convenient. Teachers are very prompt and classes are very informative. The campus is beautiful. Professors genuinely want the student to succeed. They are willing to work with students whether it be outside of class. Coastal Carolina University dorms are a lovely place to live and to make new friends.

  • Coastal Carolina University is a great institution if a particular student is looking for a cross between a huge university and a smaller college. The student involvement is amazing but it is hard to keep up with changes.

  • CCU has multiple opportunities for their students to become active on campus and succeed in school work and more. Coastal Carolina University undergraduate tuition and fees are a bit high but the scholastic experience is worth the money.

  • The advisors do well with assisting students to plan their future and campus life is fulfilling. Activities on campus are amazing and allow students to develop social skills for future environments. Coastal Carolina University housing facilities are very convenient.

Location & Contact

Address

103 Tom Trout Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8433473161
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) has a reputation for helping its students in getting jobs for both undergraduate and graduates, and the ranking secured by U.S news is-

#41 in Regional Universities South

#25 in Best Colleges for Veterans

#10 in Best Undergraduate Teaching

#2 in Best Value Schools

#19 in Most Innovative Schools 

#73 in Top Performers on Social Mobility 

#17 in Top Public Schools

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

70%

SAT Range

1030 - 1170

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

$45

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) has an acceptance rate of 70%, they are not very selective with the admissions, the students who wish to apply should have to meet with the minimum admission requirements like providing with a high school transcript with a minimum GPA of 3.58 or a GED certificate. The application began at 1st Aug and have different deadline for different semesters.

The requirement for SAT/ACT, GPA may differ with program-to-program one chooses it is advised to have in-depth information about the admission requirements from the official website.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,111

Average Annual Cost

$11,536

Books And Supplies

$1,082

Other Fees

$180

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,502

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,500

Total One Year Cost

$25,724

The total cost to attend Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is $25,724, which includes book and supplies $1,082, tuition and fees $11,640, room & board cost $9,502, and other fees and expenses, the tuition and fees cost for outstate $27,394. The net price is $15,111.

It is advised to have a look and understand all the factors that go into the contribution of the annual cost to attend university so that one can strategically plan your expenses. To have an in-depth understanding of annual costs please refer to the official website.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$124

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

224 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

186 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

162 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

123 Graduates

Marketing

115 Graduates

Psychology, General

105 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

87 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

74 Graduates

Public Health

68 Graduates

Biology, General

65 Graduates

Intelligence, Command Control and I...

57 Graduates

Sociology

56 Graduates

Political Science and Government

49 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

45 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

43 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

41 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

38 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

38 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

37 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

31 Graduates

History

31 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

22 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

21 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

21 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

21 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

14 Graduates

Music

13 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

9 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

8 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

7 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Physics

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,917

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

2% Unknown

19% Black

5% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

54%

Out Of State

45%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,299 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

42%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,440/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,750/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,750/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Chanticleers

School Colors

bronze, coastal teal, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sun Belt Conference

Total Male Athletes

263

Total Female Athletes

188

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

34

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,502 per year for living on campus. Coastal Carolina University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CCU costs around $3,750 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CCU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,102

$27,410

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$177 - 284

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,942

Students Receiving Federal Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,766

Students Receiving State Aid

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,988

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,893

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,690

$30K - $48K

$9,566

$48K - $75K

$7,295

$75K - $110K

$5,266

> $110K

$3,929

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$16,751,884

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,912,679

Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina understands the need of financial assistance when it comes to paying for the college education, they are focused on making quality and affordable education to help the students become a global leader, few of the wats in which they offer financial aid are-

  • Federal and institutional grants.
  • Loans
  • Scholarships 
  • Federal work-study 

They also have military assistance program for the families of the law-enforcements to help them get good quality education at an affordable cost, they also help the student to apply for FAFSA to help them cover the college cost.

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