Coastal Carolina University
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Coastal Carolina University is a comprehensive, public liberal arts institution in Conway, S.C., just minutes from the Grand Strand. The University offers 95 undergraduate degree programs, 27 master’s degree programs, two educational specialist degrees, and two Ph.D. programs in coastal and marine systems science, and education.
A diverse population of more than 10,000 students from across the country and around the world engages with a world-class faculty, and they all enjoy an inspiring cultural calendar and a tradition of community interaction fueled by more than 120 student clubs, organizations, and honor societies.
The 19 Coastal Carolina athletic programs compete in the Sun Belt Conference at the NCAA Division I level. The University’s mascot is the Chanticleer, a proud, fierce, and quick-thinking rooster derived from Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales.”