Coastal Carolina University: Review & Facts

Coastal Carolina University
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Good Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Bad Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Coastal Carolina University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,335 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1954 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Conway, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
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 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Biology, and Occupational Therapy. 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
60%
The rate of student retention at Coastal Carolina University is relatively low at 60% (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
$22,100
Average tuition price is high - about $22,000 per year. The additional fees at Coastal Carolina University not covered by tuition are nearly $100; which comes to $22,100 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
75%
As reported in recent data, 10,502 applications were submitted and 7,836 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Coastal Carolina University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Coastal Carolina University offers 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 approximately 3,700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: around $5,000 per 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 very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Coastal Carolina University Location and Maps



Post Address: Coastal Carolina University, 103 Tom Trout Drive, Conway, South Carolina 29526, USA
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