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Get the facts about Coker College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Coker College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, 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

Coker is ranked #1,522 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 34 colleges in South Carolina, Coker is ranked at #29.

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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Coker College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Coker have a four-year graduation rate of 38%. This is comparable to the national average 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 977 undergraduates at Coker with 920 being full-time and 57 being part-time.

Coker Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Coker make about $32,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 18% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Coker College make the most money.

Location of Coker College

Coker College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Hartsville, South Carolina. Hartsville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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