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Conway, South Carolina
Public 4 Year
10,000 - 19,999
Coastal Carolina University, commonly referred to as CCU or Coastal, is a public, state-supported, liberal arts university in Conway, South Carolina, United States - located in the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area. Founded in 1954, Coastal became an independent university in 1993. The university is a national sea-grant institution and owns part of Waties Island, a 1,105-acre (4.47 km2) barrier island which serves as a natural laboratory. Coastal Carolina University's Conway campus is also the home of the Horry County Schools Scholars Academy, a high school for gifted students.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2020 Best Colleges in America
#748 of 6828
2020 Best Colleges in South carolina
#10 of 105
2020 Best Public Colleges in South carolina
#5 of 34
The most popular major at Coastal Carolina University is Business Management followed by Education, Biomedical, Parks & Recreation and Journalism.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Coastal Carolina University within four or six years.
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