Apply to Degree in Three program
For new and enrolled Coastal Carolina University students
As a student who is about to or has recently graduated high school, there are a number of things you can do to aid your progress in the Degree in Three program at Coastal Carolina University. Use the checklist below to ensure you have everything you need.
- Apply to Coastal Carolina University.
- Submit college credits earned in high school.
- Schedule an appointment with a Degree in Three program coordinator.
In order to be admitted to the Degree in Three program you must also be admitted to Coastal Carolina University.
You can begin your application to Coastal Carolina University by clicking here: https://www.coastal.edu/admissions/apply/.
Admission to the Degree in Three program begins by scheduling an appointment with a Degree in Three program coordinator.
It is important to understand that all program participants are required to complete the same number of credits as all other students graduating from Coastal Carolina University. For this reason it is highly advantageous for program participants to enter college with as many credits as possible. College credit can be earned while still in high school through a variety of methods including those listed below.
When sitting for exams students are asked to select the school(s) they wish to receive their scores. It is important that you select Coastal Carolina University so that we are able to evaluate your exam scores and provide college credit based on your results.
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
If you need to have your scores sent to Coastal Carolina you can find more information on ordering at http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/scores/online-score-students.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams
If you need to have your scores sent to Coastal Carolina you can find more information on ordering at http://www.ibo.org/informationfor/alumni/transcripts/.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams
If you need to have your CLEP scores sent to Coastal Carolina you can find more information on ordering at http://clep.collegeboard.org/about/score.
Dual Enrollment Credit
High school students taking coursework at a college will have their college credit recorded at that institution. In order to receive credit at Coastal Carolina University you will need to have a transcript sent and evaluated. Contact the Office of the Registrar at that institution to have your transcript sent to:
Coastal Carolina University
Office of Admissions and Merit Awards
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29526-6054
The Degree in Three program is an accelerated program of study, therefore it is important that you schedule and appointment to speak with a Degree in Three program coordinator prior to making any registration decisions.
NOTE: TOEFL exam scores can be accepted in lieu of the SAT/ACT requirement. The recommended score is 71. Students that do not meet the above criteria may apply and program coordinators have the authority to modify or waive any of these requirements at their discretion.