Apply as Non-Degree Seeking

Apply as Non-Degree Seeking  

Coastal Online Non-degree seeking students must follow the admission process of their online Coastal Carolina University program. Though financial aid is not available for non-degree seeking students, CCU has a variety of flexible payment options available.

This application is for all domestic and international Undergraduate applicants.

NOTE: If you are applying for a Graduate level program at Coastal Carolina University, that application can be found here.

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Non-Degree Students

What is a non-degree student?

A non-degree student is someone who is taking classes at the University but not pursuing a baccalaureate degree. You may earn up to 18 credit hours as a non-degree student. Non-degree student categories are listed below, but the University reserves the right to determine the proper category of admission.

How do I apply for admission as a non-degree student?

You should submit the Non-Degree Student application* along with the $45 application fee. Applications must be approved before the first day of the semester. Enrollment will not be permitted after classes are in session.

* As part of the application, all applicants are required to submit complete responses to a series of non-academic admissions review questions. Applicants must satisfy the non-academic admissions review portion of the application before the application file is reviewed or an admission decision is made. The non-academic admissions review process supports the University's goal of maintaining a safe learning community.

Are non-degree students eligible for financial aid?

No, students in a non-degree classification are not eligible for financial aid.

How do I register for classes?

To register, non-degree students may email or register online through Self-Service.

Whom should I contact if I have questions?

Please contact the Office of Admissions & Merit Awards at 800.277.7000 or

For Prospective Students
Phone: 843-349-6932

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Singleton Building
103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway, SC 29526