Coastal Carolina University

country rank  631
world rank  1975

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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 65 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.

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Coastal Carolina University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019