Graduate Program Overview

Coastal Carolina University is a four-years, public school located in Conway, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,764 for South Carolina residents and $19,836 for out-of-state students. It offers twenty-six (26) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCoastal Carolina University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address103 Tom Trout Drive, Conway, SC
Graduate School Students618 students
255 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,764
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 26 Graduate Programs
15 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 9 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Coastal Carolina University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For South Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $10,764 and $19,836 for non-South Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $598 for South Carolina residents and $1,102 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$598$1,102
Books & Supplies$1,126
Room & Board$10,032 (On-Campus) / $9,216 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,882 (On-Campus) / $4,336 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,804$34,876
Off-Campus Total$25,442$34,514
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Coastal Carolina University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 26 major areas - 15 Master's (3 online programs), 2 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor'(4 online programs), 3 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 281 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Computer and Information Sciences
Physical Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Social Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,118 students enrolled in Coastal Carolina University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 618 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 216 male and 402 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 199 full-time and 419 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 255 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 100 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students216
Women Students402
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students199
Part-time Students419
By race/ethnicity 465 White, 80 Black, and 10 Asian students are attending at Coastal Carolina University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races15
18 students are younger than 22 and 106 students are older than 65. The school has 346 students aged between 22 and 30 and 148 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under18
40 & Over106
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Coastal Carolina University, 255 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 100 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment618
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses255
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses100
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses263
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses255
South Carolina Resident208
Other State In U.S.42
Outside of U.S.5

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