Coastal Carolina University offers over 100 undergraduate and over 30 graduate-level (doctoral, educational specialist, masters) major fields of study, including specialized concentrations. The University offers a Ph.D. in marine science: coastal and marine systems science, and a Ph.D. in education. The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, and communication. CCU boasts a growing array of internship, research, and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.
The University comprises 115 main buildings on our walkable campus, comprised of 621 acres, including the Coastal Science Center and the Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, located in the Atlantic Center on U.S. 501, and the General James Hackler Golf Course at Coastal Carolina University, a public 18-hole golf facility located adjacent to the campus. A 1,105-acre tract that includes a portion of Waties Island provides a natural laboratory for extensive study in marine science and wetlands biology on an Atlantic coast barrier island.