Snapshot - Coastal Carolina University
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University Snapshot

2007-2020

DEGREES AWARDED 2007-2008 2018-2019 * Since 1974 **  
Undergraduate 1,076 1,892 33,610  
Graduate 86 319 2,852  

TOTAL DEGREES AWARDED

1,162

2,211

36,462
 
  * Includes August 2018, December 2018, May 2019 graduates
  ** 1974 was first year baccalaureate degrees awarded; undergraduate total includes 796 associate's degrees
 
FACULTY AND STAFF 2007-2008 Fall 2019 % Change  
Full-time Faculty * 284 514 80.9%  
Full-time Staff ** 561 922 64.3%  
Student Staff *** 620 1,288 107.7%  
  * Includes all employees with faculty rank (teaching and administration)
  ** Reflects staff headcount, including classified staff, slotted athletics personnel, unclassified administrators
  *** Includes graduate assistantships and undergraduate positions
 
ENROLLMENT Fall 2007 Fall 2019 % Change  
Undergraduate Headcount 7,070 9,760 38.0%  
New Freshmen 1,652 2,304 39.5%  
New Transfers 658 717 9.0%  
Students Age 25+ * 636 570 -10.4%  
Graduate Headcount 802 724 -9.7%  
Total FTE (Undergraduate and Graduate) 7,177 9,913 38.1%  

TOTAL HEADCOUNT

7,872

10,484

33.2%
 
 * Students age 25 and above represent 5.8 percent of the total undergraduate headcount in Fall 2019
 
CAMPUS EXPANSION Fall 2007 Fall 2019    
CCU owned, leased, operated 307 acres 621 acres    
Number of main buildings * 53 115    
  * Includes Hackler Golf Course, all CCU, CEF, HCHEC, SHF properties, excluding Waties Island property (1,105.17 acres)
 
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS 2007-2008 2018-2019 ***  
Students receiving need-based aid (% total headcount) 1,417 (24.0%) 5,905 (55.5%)  
Students receiving any aid (% total headcount) 5,843 (74.2%) 10,000 (93.9%)  
Federal Aid * $ 37,531,050 $ 96,571,025  
Other Aid ** $ 36,087,929 $ 81,851,636  

TOTAL AWARDS

$73,618,979

$178,422,661
 
  * Federal Aid includes Pell grants, ACG/SMART, Supplemental grants, College Work-Study, Perkins loans, bank loans
  ** Other Aid includes scholarships (including LIFE), institutional employment, private loans
  *** Data as of Oct. 25, 2019
 
PHILANTHROPY FY2008 FY2019 FY2008-2019  
Cash Gifts $ 1,975,715 $ 2,292,446 $ 27,764,361  
Pledge Payments * $ 1,051,643 $ 7,444,891 $ 30,879,346  
In-Kind/Other $ 1,005,763 $ 845,116 $ 7,157,649  

TOTAL GIVING

$ 4,033,121

$ 6,080,511

$ 65,801,356
 
  * Includes payments from current and past year pledges, and from planned gift pledges
 
BUDGET FY2007 FY2019 FY2020   
Recurring State Appropriations $ 12,667,751 $ 13,863,826 $ 16,482,897  
Recurring State Appropriations % of Total Funds 11.65% 5.66% 6.62%  
Non-recurring State Appropriations $ 2,607,122 * $ 3,591,366 ** $ 5,634,040 ***  

TOTAL FUNDS (OPERATING BUDGET)

$ 108,746,258

$ 245,051,215

$ 248,983,184
 

  * FY2007 non-recurring appropriation included deferred maintenance ($250,000), MRR Parity ($2,358,122)
  ** FY2019 non-recurring appropriations include Capital Reserve Fund appropriation to be allocated to the 
Academic Enrichment Center ($3,000,000) and the Technology Grant Program appropriation ($591,366)
  *** FY2020 non-recurring appropriations include Capital Reserve Fund appropriation to be allocated to the Academic Enrichment Center ($5,000,000), Technology Grant Program appropriation ($591,366), and Employee Bonus appropriation ($42,674)

TOTAL PENNY SALES TAX for Capital Projects: $ 98,879,916 *
  * Allocations since March 2009 inception of tax paid through January 2020; includes earned interest of $3,310,952
 
Note: All dollar values are rounded; updated January 2020