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 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 https://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. For Spantran evaluations and special pricing, use this FORM. For Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants (JS&A) evaluations and special pricing, use this FORM.
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 https://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...
Be sure to check the list of 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. When taking the IELTS or DUOLINGO ENGLISH TEST, request that Coastal Carolina University receive your scores. Scores must be within two years of the application date.
Scores must be within within two years of the application date.
Step 4: Upload a copy of the photo page of your passport.
You can upload your copy at https://www.coastal.edu/internationalupload.