Coastal Carolina University: Review & Facts

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Coastal Carolina University is a medium four-year, public school with 10,265 students enrolled. This college was established in 1954 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Conway, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
Fair
Coastal Carolina University will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Coastal Carolina University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Biology, Business, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
It is important 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 good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Coastal Carolina University student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to South Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Coastal Carolina University is low - 47%. Roughly 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Coastal Carolina University is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,400
High
Average tuition charges are very high - $24,100 annually. The additional fees at Coastal Carolina University beyond tuition are approximately $300, which makes it a total of $24,400 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 17,252 applications were submitted and 10,291 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Coastal Carolina University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
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
F
Unsafe
Coastal Carolina University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,300 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - about $5,400 annually.

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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