Coastal Carolina University ranks in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013“Best Colleges"
The report ranks CCU 29th in the category Top Public Schools-Regional Universities (South). CCU is ranked 63rd in the report's Best Regional Universities (South) category.
"Regional University" is defined as an institution that provides a full range of undergraduate and master's programs, but few doctoral programs. Institutions are ranked against their peer group in one of four geographic regions: North, South, Midwest and West.
Coastal Carolina University is a four-year liberal arts college with 56 areas of study and seven master's degree programs. Enrollment for the Fall 2102 semester is approximately 9,084 students from 47 states and 48 countries.