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Supporting Documents

Supporting documents such as resumes, goal statements or writing samples can be uploaded during the application process. All common file formats are allowed (e.g., doc., docx., and pdf.). Once you've submitted your application, you can upload additional documents later, if desired. An automated email will provide instructions for you to upload to a secure site. If you have questions about sending supporting documents, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 843-349-2394 or Please DO NOT send supporting documents to this email, it is for questions only.

South Carolina Residency

All applicants are required to complete the application section on South Carolina residency. If you are claiming South Carolina residency for tuition purposes the information you provide will be reviewed and residency will be determined based on South Carolina statutes. After submitting your application, you will be contacted by email with instructions to provide supporting documents to establish residency. If you have a question regarding residency, contact


Applicants must provide official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended. Official transcripts are those that are mailed or emailed from the institution you attended to Coastal Carolina University. Official transcripts can be mailed to our office (see address at the bottom of this page) or can be emailed to: All students who completed their undergraduate degrees at CCU are not required to request these transcripts; they will be acquired internally.

Test Scores

Because many testing centers are closed during the COVID-19 event, all CCU graduate programs have waived standardized testing requirements (GRE/GMAT/MAT) for applications for Summer and Fall 2020 admission. 

If the program you are applying to requires a standardized test, such as the GRE, GMAT, or MAT, official test scores must be received directly from the appropriate testing service. These can be mailed to the address below or submitted as email attachments to: Coastal Carolina University's institution code is 5837. On the graduate application, you will be asked to provide the name of the test and the date taken. If you have not yet taken the test, you can indicate that on the application. 


Mailing Address
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29526

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