Coastal Carolina University
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Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway with a student population of 10,600 and a full-time faculty and staff of more than 1,200. The University offers 74 areas of study toward the baccalaureate degree, 18 master’s degree programs, two educational specialist degrees and a Ph.D. in marine science: coastal and marine systems science.
As a student-centered learning community in which students, faculty and staff embrace education as a lifelong pursuit and act responsibly to preserve the natural environment, Coastal Carolina embraces truth, respect, integrity and excellence in all its endeavors.
The diverse student body interacts with a world-class faculty, and they all enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA Division I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 160 student clubs and organizations. The nationally recognized Osher Lifelong Learning Institute housed at CCU offers an array of noncredit courses at locations throughout the Grand Strand.