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#6 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, South Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
10,118
Coastal Carolina University overview
Location Conway, South Carolina
Online coastal.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Coastal Carolina University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Conway, South Carolina, Coastal Carolina University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 14,152 prospective students applied, and 9,970 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,056 enrolled in the school.  8,728 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,390 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $11,460 plus fees of $180. Coastal Carolina is ranked 655 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Coastal Carolina is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Coastal Carolina University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Coastal Carolina University overview
SAT 1020/1180
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
70.4% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Carolina Resident Tuition
$11,460
In State Costs for Coastal Carolina University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,098
Other Fees$180
Room and Board $9,890
Budget for Other Expenses$3,548
Total One Year Cost$26,176
Out of State Resident Tuition
$27,214
Out of State Costs for Coastal Carolina University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,098
Other Fees$180
Room and Board $9,890
Budget for Other Expenses$3,548
Total One Year Cost$41,930

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Coastal Carolina University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Biology 11%
Education 10%
Communication 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218724 IPEDS survey data for Coastal Carolina University.

Current students may use the Coastal Carolina University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.