Coastal Carolina University: Review & Facts

Coastal Carolina University
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Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Fair Quality: Education Quality Rating - Very Good Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Poor Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Coastal Carolina University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,085 students enrolled. This postsecondary institution was established in 1954 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Conway, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Coastal Carolina University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Coastal Carolina University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Biology, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The rate of student retention at Coastal Carolina University is relatively low at 63% (close to South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Coastal Carolina University is low: 46%. Approximately 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Coastal Carolina University is decent -- 17:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,600
Average tuition price is high - about $21,500 per year. The additional fees at Coastal Carolina University not covered by tuition are nearly $100; which comes to $21,600 a year.

Read the details about Coastal Carolina University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

As reported in recent data, 9,639 applications were submitted and 7,170 were accepted (74%); so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Coastal Carolina University is $45.00. The graduate application fee is $45.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Coastal Carolina University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (843) 347-3161 or check Coastal Carolina University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Coastal Carolina University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Coastal Carolina University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Coastal Carolina University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 3,700 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - around $5,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Coastal Carolina University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Coastal Carolina University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Coastal Carolina University, 108 James P. Blanton Circle, Conway, South Carolina 29526, USA
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