- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Biological Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Communications, STEM
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $10,856
- Out of State Tuition: $23,146
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 5837
- IPED: 218724
Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution. The University offers 56 areas of study toward the baccalaureate degree, and seven master's degree programs in education, writing, coastal marine and wetland studies, and the MBA.
More than 9,400 students from across the country and the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 180 student clubs and organizations. The University comprises 102 main buildings on 620 acres including the Coastal Science Center and the Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, located on the East Campus in the Atlantic Center on U.S. 501, and The General James Hackler Golf Course at Coastal Carolina University, a public 18-hole golf facility located adjacent to the campus.