International Transfer Admissions Process
Transfer applicants to Coastal Carolina University are students who are or were enrolled in an accredited, institution after completion of secondary school.
Step 1: Apply ONLINE
Click here to apply as a TRANSFER and pay the $45 application fee.
Step 2: Request Post-Secondary Transcripts
Request that all post-secondary institutions you attended following high school upload transcripts and any diplomas or certificates 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.
ALL international transcripts should be evaluated by an external credential evaluation company. Please request a course-by-course evaluation with GPA calculation. Coastal Carolina University will accept evaluations from any NACES or AICE member agency.
Students who have completed fewer than 24 transferable credit hours should also request their secondary school upload transcripts in their native language with an English translation if not in English to www.coastal.edu/internationalupload.
Step 3: Meet English Proficiency Guidelines and Request Test Scores
I am from an approved, English-speaking country and attended post-secondary school in an approved, English-speaking country. To complete my application...
I do not need to provide any additional English Proficiency test scores.
I have attended post-secondary school in the US. To complete my application...
I must have at least a "C" in a transferrable English composition course equivalent to 3 credit hours AND at least a total of 24 transferrable credit hours.
I have attended only international post-secondary institutions. To complete my application...
I should request my English Proficiency test sores be sent directly from the testing agency 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 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.