Eight Reasons to Attend Coastal Carolina University
- Quality Academic Programs that are Externally Recognized
Nationally and internationally accredited programs in business, humanities, education and science
- Infrastructure to Support Student Success
Writing, language and computing centers, and engaged advising and international programs staff
- Engaging Student Environment
Diverse student body from throughout the USA and 48 foreign countries; collaborative and engaged study, internships and research programs
- Active Campus Community
More than 120 student organizations, active cultural arts programming and athletics
- Caring Professors and Staff
Professors with outstanding qualifications, active research agenda, and excellent student relationship management in smaller classrooms
- Successful Alumni
Many of our alumni have gone onto place at top graduate schools (Stanford, London School of Economics, Scripps Institution, Johns Hopkins, University of Iceland), and have careers with leading companies (Microsoft, Citigroup, Marriott, Rolls Royce, Coca Cola).
- Affordable Cost
Ranked one of America’s “100 Best College Buys” for outstanding value and affordability, and was recently rated among the top 15 U.S. regional public universities in the South by US News and World Reports. Students who take the SAT or ACT exams and do well (above 1150 on SAT or above 25 on ACT) are eligible for University Merit Scholarships (up to 7,500 USD per year).
- Beautiful Campus Near a Major Tourist Destination
Close enough to enjoy the resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, which annually attracts more than 13 million tourists, and only 12 km away from the beach. Also quiet enough to rest, study and relax in a very American-style campus with a beautiful natural setting, access to outstanding athletic facilities and cultural and athletic events.