Coker College

300 E College Ave, Hartsville, United States
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Overview of Coker College

About this school

Coker, founded in 1908, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 15-acre main campus is located in Hartsville, 70 miles northeast of Columbia.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,022
    • Men:413 (40.4%)
    • Women:609 (59.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Coker College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 30
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
300 East College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Hartsville, SC  29550
Phone
(843) 383-8050
Fax
(843) 383-8056
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 8 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Audition or portfolio for certain programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 1,389 applicants were admitted
Women
59% of 812 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 577 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
311 (36%) of 857 admitted students enrolled
Women
161 (33%) of 483 admitted students enrolled
Men
150 (40%) of 374 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3090
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
17%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
502 average |450-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
520 average |470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
12%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
31%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,684 (71.30002485707183%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,824 (21.933880188913747%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,600 (3.9771314939100173%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,122 (2.7889634601043998%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Coker College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003427
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
243 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
224 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
221 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
55 (24.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$25,948
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 203 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,205
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 169 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,574
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 218 (98.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $33,718

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
886 (93.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
822 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
813 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
162 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$21,502
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 746 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,452
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 635 (78.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,353
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 659 (81.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
114 (12.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,836

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$20,494
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


60

Part-Time Faculty


35

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


58%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
97,386

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
116
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Coker College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


42.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.7%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Acting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Dance, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, Other
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Reading Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


7,850

Nearest Metropolitan Area


37 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Charlotte

Weather


Temperature
32.1 average low in January, 88.8 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
85 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte, N.C.
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Bishopville
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Florence

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


56% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


44%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cobra
School Colors
Navy and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, table tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Coker College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student government association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


845

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,022
Women
609
Men
413

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 34.2% Black/African-American
  • 3.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 53.9% White
  • 0.9% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 15 countries

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


71

Student Resources

Study resources