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Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC
#57

Regional Universities South


#22

Regional Universities South - Veterans


A public institution founded in 1954, Coastal Carolina University (CCU) resides on 630 suburban acres in Conway, South Carolina. The school offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and seven master's programs. The CCU Chanticleers - named after the crafty rooster from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales - compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054

2014-2015 Tuition

$23,480 Tuition and Fees

Students

8867 undergraduate students
46% male / 54% female

Admission

August 1 application deadline
64.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1954

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Applied Mathematics, General, Intelligence, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Public Health Education and Promotion, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Resort Management, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Applied Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Intelligence, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, International/Global Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Sports Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Criminology, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Women's Studies, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Photography, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Public Health Education and Promotion, Business Administration and Management, General, Business/Managerial Economics, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Actuarial Science, History, General, American History (United States), Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 8,867
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,004
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 566
Percent of male undergraduates: 46%
Percent of female undergraduates: 54%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 6 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 2 1 0
Burglary 88 87 39
Motor vehicle theft 3 2 1
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 6 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 79 86 39
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 4 2 2
Drug law violations 45 85 59
Liquor law violations 128 81 88
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 4 1 1
Drug law violations 41 83 57
Liquor law violations 115 72 75
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.