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Coastal Carolina University Student Life

Coastal Carolina University is on a 621-acre campus in a suburban setting in Conway, South Carolina. Coastal Carolina University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Coastal Carolina University also has fraternities and sororities.

Coastal Carolina University has a thriving Outdoor Adventure Club. In fact, more students participate in Outdoor Adventure Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Coastal Carolina University include Surf Club, Alpha Delta Pi, Women of Color and Aqua League (Scuba Club).

The Coastal Carolina University community comes together each year for Organization Kick Off, Cino Day and Relay for Life.

Coastal Carolina University Housing

Coastal Carolina University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Coastal Carolina University students live off campus. In 2021, 40% of undergrads at Coastal Carolina University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 60% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Coastal Carolina University. There are 4,636 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,500 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,773 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Coastal Carolina University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Coastal Carolina University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Coastal Carolina University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Coastal Carolina University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Coastal Carolina University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Coastal Carolina University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Coastal Carolina University, take Highway 501 to Conway, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Myrtle Beach International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in South Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Coastal Carolina University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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