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Coastal Carolina University

Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (3)
Humanities (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

On the evening of July 23, 1954, a group of citizens met in the Horry County Memorial Library to discuss a daring proposal – the creation of a local college. The Coastal Educational Foundation, Inc. Edward Woodhouse begins his service as director of Coastal Carolina Junior College, taking the helm just nine days prior to the first day of classes on Sept. 20, 1954.

Education

Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees through 84 majors. Among CCU's graduate-level programs are 26 master's degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and two doctoral programs: the Ph.D. in marine science: coastal and marine systems science, and the Ph.D.

Research

The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, and communication. CCU boasts a growing array of internship, research and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.

Career

Career Services provides the following services:

  • Career Counseling
  • College Major Consultation
  • Internships/Service Learning
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Professional Networking

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Services

Student services

In order to support you during your time with us at Coastal Carolina University, we offer many services to help you get the most of your experience.

Safety and Security:
  • CCU Alert & Chauncey Patrol
  • Coastal Carolina University considers the safety of its students, employees and visitors to be paramount.
Sustainability:
  • Teal Goes Green
  • Sustain Coastal is committed to transform Coastal into an environmentally sustainable university through campus operations, student curriculum, engaging students through learning and outreach

Housing services

Living on campus is one of the most significant experiences students will have at Coastal Carolina University. Traditionally, students spend more time in their residential community than anywhere else on campus. In their new homes they are challenged and educated by the cultural, diverse and intellectual exchanges that surround them daily.

Library services

The Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons serve as a vibrant, student-centered intellectual gathering place offering portals to information and ideas that enhance learning and research for a successful, engaging and diverse community of learners.

Student Life

Campus life

TEAL Nation is the collective notion of excellence, integrity and tradition that reflects who we are as individuals and a community. Coastal Carolina University is an exciting, ever-changing place in which students can learn, grow, socialize and become part of something bigger.

Sports facilities

Our students fill the baseball stands at Spring Brooks Stadium, the home of the 2016 NCAA College World Series champions, pack Brooks Stadium to watch football, and visit the HTC Center to catch a basketball or volleyball game. Our “Chantourage” supports all 19 NCAA Division I teams, which also includes soccer, tennis and lacrosse. And for students who want to get in on the athletic action, there are dozens of intramural and club sports – from rugby to field hockey to surfing. Coastal even has its own rock climbing wall and a disc golf course.

Student clubs

With more than 190 student clubs and organizations to join, there is no shortage of ways for students to get involved on campus in areas that interest them most. The Office of Student Life is the gateway for involvement opportunities, leadership development and exciting entertainment. Intercultural and Inclusion Student Services gives students ways to embrace and share what makes them unique, because while our students are all a part of Teal Nation, they are all also unique individuals who hail from almost every state across the U.S. and from several countries around the world.

Accreditation

The E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Spadoni College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is approved by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Student Reviews

Coastal Carolina University
Shelby Ladewig rated 5 out of 5 stars

Studying at Coastal Carolina University was the perfect balance between education and starting your own life. The university offers a wide range of activities/clubs/organizations for the student to engage in leisurely or academically. Attending Coastal Carolina University was an amazing experience that molded me to be the person I am today.

do not go there
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

lot of admin staff but les support than expected

Conway, South Carolina, United States

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