Coastal Carolina University
Coastal Carolina University traces its early beginnings from the year 1954, when it was established as the Coastal Carolina Junior College, a branch of the College of Charleston. At the time, it enrolled just 53 students taught by part-time faculty members. After a few name changes, it finally received university status in 1993 as the Coastal Carolina University, which reflects the growth in enrollment and expansion in academic offerings that the institute has achieved over the years.
Today, Coastal Carolina University's Conway campus sits on 663 acres of land that boasts of 115 main buildings that house the university's 5 colleges through which it offers 72 areas of study leading to a baccalaureate degree, and 18 master's degree programs in a variety of academic disciplines related to business, education, humanities and fine arts, science, among others. Coastal Carolina University attracts international students from across the world, with about 1.7% of its 9,747 students coming from 58 foreign countries.
- Minimum GPA 3.00
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 71
- Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
- Minimum SAT 910
- Minimum ACT 19
- Average SAT Score 1000