Coastal Carolina University Graduate Schools

Coastal Carolina University (referred to as Coastal Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Conway, SC. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Coastal Carolina University is $10,764 for South Carolina residents and $19,836 for out-of-state students. The school has 683 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,473 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Coastal Carolina University (referred to as Coastal Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Conway, SC. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1976 - Current).
Coastal Carolina Directory Information
School NameCoastal Carolina University (Coastal Carolina)
Address103 Tom Trout Drive, Conway, SC 29526
Phone843-347-3161
Webhttps://www.coastal.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.coastal.edu/admissions/apply.html
Financial Infohttps://www.coastal.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Coastal Carolina University is $10,764 for South Carolina residents and $19,836 for out-of-state students. The school has 683 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,473 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 85 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$19,836
$10,764 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population683
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs85 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Coastal Carolina University is $10,764 for South Carolina residents and $19,836 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $598 for South Carolina residents and $1,102 for out-of-state students.
Coastal Carolina University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Coastal Carolina University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Coastal Carolina University is $10,764 for South Carolina residents and $19,836 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$13,704$120$24,864$120
2018-2019$10,584$90$19,206$90
2019-2020$10,674$90$19,746$90
2020-2021$10,674$90$19,746$90
2021-2022$10,674$90$19,746$90
The graduate school tuition & fees of Coastal Carolina is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,031 (public) / $13,492 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Coastal Carolina University$10,764$19,836
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,396$19,204
Public$13,033$25,031
Private$13,492
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,368 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Coastal Carolina University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.54% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,552. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.46% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,414$3,804$8,006$4,222
2018-2019$9,452$3,290$8,684$3,720
2019-2020$9,502$3,500$8,848$3,938
2020-2021$9,890$3,548$8,982$3,992
2021-2022$10,032$3,882$9,216$4,336
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $598 for South Carolina residents and $1,102 for other students at Coastal Carolina University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$576$1,041
2018-2019$593$1,072
2019-2020$598$1,102
2020-2021$598$1,102
2021-2022$598$1,102

Graduate Programs at Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina University offers 27 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 261 students have completed their study at Coastal Carolina University.
Offered Degrees at Coastal Carolina University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree153255
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship201
Post Bachelor's Degree750
Post Master's Degree315
Total279261
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Coastal Carolina University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational/Instructional Technology program with 8 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 60 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Oceanography, Chemical and Physical program with 1 completers.
Coastal Carolina University offers 27 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 261 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 255 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 121 completers$42,300
Educational Leadership and Administration20$53,300
Educational/Instructional Technology40-
Special Education and Teaching16-
Secondary Education and Teaching25-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2-
Reading Teacher Education18-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
Creative Writing6-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 10 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography15-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 12 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management12-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 3 completers-
Music Technology3-
Business [+] 81 completers-
Business Administration and Management60$48,500
Accounting21$52,100
Total255
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Total1
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Computer Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Auditing0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Technology0-
Education [+] 5 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Total5

Graduate Student Population at Coastal Carolina

For academic year 2021-2022, total 683 students enrolled into Coastal Carolina University graduate schools where it has total 10,473 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 169 full-time and 514 part-time graduate students. By gender, 210 male and 473 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total683210473
Full-time1697891
Part-tme514132382
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 522 White (76.43%), 83 Black/African American (12.15%), 22 Hispanic (3.22%), 7 Asian (1.02%), and 49 students with other races. 24 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total683210473
American Indian/Native American505
Asian725
Black/African American832657
Hispanic22814
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White522152370
Two More1257
Un-Known835
Non-resident Alien241410
Coastal Carolina University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 353 graduate students (51.68% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 156 graduate students (22.84% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total683
Enrolled Online Exclusively353
Enrolled Some Online Courses156
Not in Online Courses174
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Coastal Carolina University. 212 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.04% of total students), 61 students are aged above 50 (8.93%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Coastal Carolina University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total683210473
Age 20-2120713
Age 22-2419276116
Age 25-2916752115
Age 30-34841965
Age 35-39642044
Age 40-49951976
Age 50-64531340
Over 64844

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South Carolina Best Graduate Schools

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