Coastal Carolina University

Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,090
Tuition & Fees $27,394
Student Population 10,641
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,208

Academic Overview

Coastal Carolina University Campus, Conway, SC
Coastal Carolina University is a public, 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $11,640 for South Carolina residents and $27,394 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,641 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69% and the graduation rate is 47% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Coastal Carolina University are $11,640 for South Carolina residents and $27,394 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $10,764 for in-state students and $19,836 for out-of-state students.
Coastal Carolina University 2021 Tuition & Fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Coastal Carolina. The acceptance rate of Coastal Carolina is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 47% and the transfer-out rate is 39%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,208 and 77% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,641 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 69 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 39 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Coastal Carolina University is 69 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Coastal Carolina University is 10,641
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Coastal Carolina University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,208 at Coastal Carolina University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Coastal Carolina offers 81 major programs through online and on-site education where 14 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
Less than one year certificate71
Bachelor's Degree485
Post Bachelor's Degree53
Master's Degree164
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:4,768)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,750)

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