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At this time, Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications from students for enrollment in online coursework in the following states:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
map of authorized states

Please check this page regularly or contact our office if your state is not listed above. If you have questions, complaints or concerns about a particular state, you can contact the Office of Online Learning or the authorizing agencies through their contact information at www.coastal.edu/online/docs/statecontactinfo.pdf.

Coastal Carolina University students who reside outside the state of South Carolina who desire to resolve a grievance should first follow CCU’s complaint procedures described in University Policy ACAD-132. Students may also seek resolution of a complaint through the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education at:

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady Street. Suite 300
Columbia, SC  29201

The Commission provides full online explanation and support of its complaint process at CHE’s Student Compaint Procedures and form . Complaints regarding student grades or conduct violations are governed entirely by institutional policy and will not be considered by CHE.

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the baccalaureate degree, selective master’s and specialist programs of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, and a Ph.D. program in Marine Science. For questions about the accreditation of Coastal Carolina University, contact the Commission on Colleges at:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097