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Coastal Carolina University, founded in 1954, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 244-acre campus is located in Conway, nine miles from Myrtle Beach.

Website: www.coastal.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,917
Undergraduate
Students
(53.6%) 5,315 Women
(46.4%) 4,602 Men
724
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 14,057 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
510-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
556 average
520-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,512
Out-of-state: $41,266
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,640
Out-of-state: $27,394
Room and Board
$9,290
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Freshman Award
$10,894
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,226
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
490
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Conway Population
18,688
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Chanticleer
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
19.6% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.2% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 61 countries
First-Year Students Returning
69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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