CCU, Coastal

Coastal Carolina University

100 Chanticleer Drive E, Conway, United States
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  • Total Documents
    18
  • Class Notes
    17
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    1
  • Currently Enrolled
    809
  • Previously Enrolled
    426

Overview of Coastal Carolina University (CCU, Coastal)

About this school

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


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,898
    • Men:4,584 Men (46.3%)
    • Women:5,314 Women (53.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (CCU, Coastal)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Coastal Carolina University 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
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
Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 261954
City, State, Zip
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Phone
(843) 349-2170
Fax
(843) 349-2127
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 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
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
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
61% of 18,563 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 10,479 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 8,084 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,004 (26%) of 11,359 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,586 (24%) of 6,579 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,418 (30%) of 4,780 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.58
375 And Above
32%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
544 average |510-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
64%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
63%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
64%
• Score 12 - 17
4%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (CCU, Coastal)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,200|Out-of-state: $25,872 (44.24%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,140 (36.11%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,170 (4.62%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,804 (15.03%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Coastal Carolina University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003451
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,055 (91.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,688 (82.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,663 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
144 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$10,509
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 848 (51.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,001
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,568 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,868
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 770 (46.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
407 (18.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,182

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,333 (83.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,190 (84.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,107 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
185 (3.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$10,256
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,343 (54.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,826
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,689 (93.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,121
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,970 (32.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,605 (18.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,432

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$37,373
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,890

Academics & Instruction (CCU, Coastal)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


450

Part-Time Faculty


337

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


46%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

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
683,072
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1322
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Coastal Carolina University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


39.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.3%

Programs & Majors (CCU, Coastal)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (40)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Intelligence, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Resort Management
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (13)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Science
  • Distance Education Development
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Sciences
  • Sports Management
  • Writing

Campus Life (CCU, Coastal)

Location & Geography

Population


18,688

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


633 acres

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Conway
Nearest Train Station
50 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


44% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


56%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Chanticleer
School Colors
Gold, teal, and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Baseball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Baseball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Coastal Carolina University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, national society of leadership and success, outdoor adventure club, alpha delta pi, salt water anglers, aqua league (scuba club)

Sororities


7% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,021

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
9,898
Women
5,314
Men
4,584

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 19.8% Black/African-American
  • 4.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 68.4% White
  • 1.3% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 63 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


765

Student Resources (CCU, Coastal)

Study resources

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