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How Well Is Coker College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Coker College was awarded 10 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is social sciences.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Coker as #1,522 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Coker also holds the #29 spot on the Best Colleges in South Carolina ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Coker?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Coker College is a competitive 62%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 46% of students accepted to Coker submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 450 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Coker College  ( 470 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Coker College  ( 450 to 540 )
Coker received ACT scores from 52% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Coker College  ( 17 to 21 )

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Coker College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Coker College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Coker College is 62%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  62 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Coker College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Coker College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Coker this rate is 38%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Coker College.

Good Overall Diversity at Coker

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,023 undergraduates at Coker with 909 being full-time and 114 being part-time.

Coker Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Coker is 81.21 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  81.21 out of 100
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How Much Does Coker College Cost?

The overall average net price of Coker is $17,979. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Coker

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,418 $15,169 $16,583 $22,269 $23,115

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Coker, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Coker, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,024 a year. That adds up to $28,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Coker is 12.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Coker Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Coker with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,800 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 18% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Coker College make the most money.

Location of Coker College

Located in Hartsville, South Carolina, Coker College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Coker is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of Coker College

Contact details for Coker are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 E College Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550
Phone: 843-383-8000

Coker College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Coker College. Of these students, 200 received undergraduate degrees and 93 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 33 NA
General Business/Commerce 31 $30,900
General Psychology 22 NA
Health & Physical Education 17 NA
Criminology 16 $21,600
Teacher Education Grade Specific 12 NA
History 9 NA
General Biology 9 NA
Social Work 7 NA
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Coker College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Coker

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 548 students took at least one online class at Coker College. This is an increase from the 490 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 548 215
2016-2017 490 127
2015-2016 409 95
2014-2015 395 71
2013-2014 247 60

Learn more about online learning at Coker College.

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