Coastal Carolina University (CCU)

Conway, SC

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Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University Student Essentials

Coastal Carolina University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Chanticleers
Nickname: CCU
Website: www.coastal.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $9,680
Out-of-State Tuition: $21,480
Retention Rate: 65%
Enrollment: 8,076
Year Established: 1954

About CCU

The Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, is a dynamic public institution that offers comprehensive liberal arts programs.

The Office of Student Activities and Leadership ensures that student life at Coastal Carolina is exciting and enriching. Many leadership and community outreach programs are available, like the Human Potential Retreat, home building and food drives. Students at the university are dedicated to helping their local and global community.

Students may gain professional experience by participating in the Student Government Association or continue the Greek life tradition by rushing a fraternity or sorority. Many clubs and organizations with interests ranging from academics to honor societies to special interests groups like the Paintball Club and Skateboard Crew. No matter what your interests are, you’ll find your niche at Coastal Carolina.

Academics are offered in a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Bachelor’s programs are available in fields like Business Administration, Education, Science and Humanities and Fine Arts. Graduate programs are offered in Writing, Accountancy, Teaching, Educational Leadership and more.

Admissions require students to submit an official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores. Decisions are determined by an applicant’s high school curriculum, extracurricular involvement and standardized test scores.

Tuition is set lower for South Carolina residents.

Financial aid is available to students who have filed a FAFSA. Forms of aid include federal grants, loans, work study programs and institutional scholarships.

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CCU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave Coastal Carolina University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I enjoyed the down to earth and homey feel that Coastal Carolina University gave me. I toured the whole campus as well as the off-campus scenery and enjoyed all that I had to see. The atmosphere at and around Coastal Carolina University will make you feel like your right at home, whether home for you is 10 or 1000 miles away.


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CCU Map & Location

Coastal Carolina University
642 Century Circle
Conway, SC 29526


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Getting Around CCU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Conway, SC

Winter
Dec
60
37
Jan
57
34
Feb
61
37
Spring
Mar
68
44
Apr
76
51
May
83
60
Summer
Jun
88
69
Jul
91
72
Aug
90
71
Fall
Sep
85
65
Oct
77
54
Nov
69
45

CCU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,573
Freshman Class 2,737
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 8,076

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 15%
  • Caucasian: 80%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 3%
African American 15%
Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%
Full-Time 77%
Part-Time 23%
Women 54%
Men 46%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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