|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,600 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Coastal Carolina University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 17,768 applications and 10,871 students were granted admission. Coastal Carolina University is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 50% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 50% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||930 to 1090|
|ACT||20 to 25|
Coastal Carolina University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $24,940 and in-state students paid $10,696.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Coastal Carolina University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,337 (which is 2.1% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Coastal Carolina University in 2016-2017, was 1,662, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,651 (which is 6.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Coastal Carolina University has enrolled a total of 10,479 students (9,070 students full-time and 1,409 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,479 students, 761 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 9,747 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 732 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 495 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 19%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Coastal Carolina University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||11%||410|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||7%||254|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||202||0|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||170|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||4%||153|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||100|
|Military Technologies And Applied Sciences||3%||92|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||2%||82||1|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Coastal Carolina University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Coastal Carolina University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,400. Last year, out of the total 2,512 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,336 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,210 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,011 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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