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Coastal Carolina Tuition & Cost

Conway, South Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Coastal Carolina University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,126
Other Fees$180
Room and Board $10,032
Other Expenses Budget$3,882
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Coastal Carolina University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,126
Other Fees$180
Room and Board $10,032
Other Expenses Budget$3,882

Residents of South Carolina pay an annual total price of $26,680 to attend Coastal Carolina University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $11,460 for tuition, $10,032 room and board, $1,126 for books and supplies and $180 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $42,434 which is 59% higher than South Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $27,214 while room and board is $10,032, books and supplies are $1,126 and other fees come in at $180.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Coastal Carolina University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Coastal Carolina University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,261
$30,001 to $48,000$11,896
$48,001 to $75,000$15,437
$75,001 to $110,000$17,600

The average reported annual net price for Coastal Carolina University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,716 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Coastal Carolina University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,519 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 65% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,904 and 16% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $19,547.

Finanical Aid Coastal Carolina University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,519 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $7,193 56%
Pell Grants $4,742 35%
Other Federal Grants $766 82%
State and Local Grants $6,340 50%
Federal Student Loans $5,904 65%
Other Student Loans $19,547 16%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Coastal Carolina University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $51,128. The loan balance of $51,128 is a four year multiple of the $12,782 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $488 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $51,128
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $487.82
Total Interest Paid $7,410.10
Sum of All Loan Payments $58,538.10

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $26,680 $42,434
2 $27,061 $43,040
3 $27,448 $43,655
4 $27,840 $44,279

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Coastal Carolina University to be $106,720 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Coastal Carolina University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
South Carolina Residents $487 $1,461 $1,948
Out of State Residents $1,138 $3,414 $4,552

Estimated cost for a class at Coastal Carolina University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Coastal Carolina University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Coastal Carolina University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218724 IPEDS survey data for Coastal Carolina University.