In This Section

International Freshman Admissions Process

Freshman applicants have completed or will soon complete high school, and have not taken any additional classes outside of high school.

Step 1: Apply ONLINE 

Click here to apply as a FRESHMAN and pay the $45 application fee.


Step 2: Request Secondary School Transcripts or Mark Sheets

Request that your current school upload official academic transcripts, mark sheets, grade reports, diplomas or certificates, national standardized examination results, or other academic coursework to www.coastal.edu/internationalupload

Official documents should be submitted in the original language(s) AND with an official English translation if not in English. If you need assistance translating your documents, resources can be found at American Translators Association


Step 3: Meet English Proficiency Guidelines and Request Test Scores

I am from an approved English-speaking country OR I have attended high school in the US for at least two years. To complete my application... 

SAT and ACT test scores must be sent directly from the testing agency to Coastal Carolina University. The institutional code for the SAT is 5837 and for the ACT is 3843

I am from an international high school. To complete my application... 

I should check the list of acceptable English Proficiency Tests and Grades. Test scores or English courses meeting guidelines for proficiency should be sent directly from the testing agency or the school to Coastal Carolina University. The institutional code for the TOEFL is 5837. For the IELTS, choose Coastal Carolina University to receive your scores when taking the test.

TOEFL and IELTS scores must be within within two years of the application date.


Step 4: Upload a copy of the photopage of your passport 

You can upload the copy to www.coastal.edu/internationalupload.