Logo of Coastal Online

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

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

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

Please check back on 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, SCĀ  29201