Coastal Carolina University

country rank  572
world rank  1566

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University Overview

Founded in 1954, Coastal Carolina University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Conway (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Myrtle Beach. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Coastal Carolina University (CCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 64 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CCU
Founded 1954
Motto Ex Libertate Veritas
From Liberty, Truth
Colours Teal and bronze

University Location

Address 103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway (population range: 10,000-49,999)
29526 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (843) 349 2026
F +1 (843) 349 2127
Other locations Myrtle Beach

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 261954
Conway
+1 (843) 349 2026
800 277 7000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Coastal Carolina University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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