Coastal Carolina University

Acceptance Rate 79.14 %
SAT Average 1,110
2023 Tuition & Fees $28,490
Student Population 10,473
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,998

Academic Overview

Coastal Carolina University Campus, Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University is a public, four-years institute located in Conway, South Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $11,639 for South Carolina residents and $28,490 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $10,764 for South Carolina residents and $20,628 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,473 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 79.14% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Coastal Carolina University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Coastal Carolina's tuition & fees is $11,639 for South Carolina residents and $28,490 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $10,764 for in-state students and $20,628 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Coastal Carolina. The acceptance rate of Coastal Carolina is 79.14% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20.56%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 37%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,998 and 79% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,473 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 79.14 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 37 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Coastal Carolina University is 10,473
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Coastal Carolina University is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,998 at Coastal Carolina University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address103 Tom Trout Drive, Conway, SC 29526
Online Applicationwww.coastal.edu/admissions/apply.html
Financial Aidwww.coastal.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.coastal.edu/financialaid/netpricecalculators/
Veterans Tuitionwww.coastal.edu/services/veteranservices/
Disability Servicewww.coastal.edu/disabilityservices/

Offered Degrees

Coastal Carolina offers 85 major programs through online and on-site education where 12 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree502
Post Bachelor's Degree75
Master's Degree153
Post Master's Degree31
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20

Special Learning Opportunities

Coastal Carolina University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,728)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,928)

Veterans Benefits

Coastal Carolina University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges