Home to about 9,500 undergraduates in 2020, Coastal Carolina University is a large, public university located in Conway, South Carolina. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Coastal Carolina University offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Coastal Carolina University can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Coastal Carolina University Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Coastal Carolina University Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Coastal Carolina University does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Coastal Carolina University Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Coastal Carolina University for Veterans Guide.
Coastal Carolina University offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Coastal Carolina University has a comparatively large, student body. There were 9,500 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 8,529 (89.8%). Part-time attendance was 971 (10.2%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Coastal Carolina University receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Coastal Carolina University #291 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Coastal Carolina University by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Coastal Carolina University Diversity Guide.
Coastal Carolina University has a total of 444 student athletes, 254 men and 190 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$18,721,334|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$18,721,334|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Coastal Carolina University Athletics