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Coastal Carolina Demographics & Diversity

Conway, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Coastal Carolina are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Coastal Carolina University students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 20%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Coastal Carolina University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Coastal Carolina has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Coastal Carolina University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Coastal Carolina University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,418
Women 5,700

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Coastal Carolina serves a high number of out-of-state students with 58% of the student body residing outside of South Carolina or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Coastal Carolina University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 42%
Out of State 57%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,299 per year

35% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,118
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 7.5%
Part time Undergrads 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218724 IPEDS survey data for Coastal Carolina University.