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We're so excited to have you become part of the Coastal Carolina University and Edwards College family. Make sure to follow the steps below to ensure that you get to the right place.

1. Explore Programs and Scholarships

The Edwards College has more than 40 degree concentrations from Acting to Religious Studies. Some programs require an audition, and others have college-specific scholarships for first-year students or later. Make sure to refer to each page to learn about each program's specific requirements.

2. Start Your CCU Application

Whether you're using the Common Application or the CCU application, start your process.

3. Specify Your Program of Study

By choosing your program of study in your application, you will be connected with a department chair or contact to get you personalized information about that program and related minors.

3. Submit!

You have all your documents and essays ready. Submit your application and, if applicable, your virtual audition/portfolio below.




While only our Theatre Arts BFA and Music BA programs require an audition, each of our art programs offer special scholarships for those who submit their portfolio or audition piece.