Coastal Carolina University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Coastal Carolina University ranks better than only 23% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Coastal Carolina University ranks better than only 35% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Coastal Carolina University

We calculated a salary score for each of Coastal Carolina University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Coastal Carolina University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for CCU Bachelor's Degrees

CCU ranks higher than 23% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43% $25,000 $47,260 43%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 4% $25,823 $20,824 4%
Biology, General 18% $25,375 $24,164 18%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 28% $24,747 $37,826 28%
Communication and Media Studies 24% $25,000 $29,167 24%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 27% $27,000 $47,729 27%
Design and Applied Arts 8% $25,000 $23,803 8%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 16% $27,000 $18,896 16%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 32% $25,000 $25,551 32%
English Language and Literature, General 6% $25,918 $20,482 6%
Finance and Financial Management Services 15% $24,000 $40,456 15%
Fine and Studio Arts 6% $25,000 $18,087 6%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 22% $22,250 $33,993 22%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 17% $26,206 $25,658 17%
History 20% $26,000 $25,194 20%
Hospitality Administration/Management 19% $25,000 $32,124 19%
Information Science/Studies 21% $27,000 $43,798 21%
Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations 24% $23,255 $33,993 24%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20% $24,473 $26,739 20%
Marketing 33% $25,000 $39,452 33%
Music 19% Not Reported $21,508 19%
Political Science and Government 11% $25,750 $26,850 11%
Psychology, General 22% $25,000 $26,214 22%
Public Health 11% $27,000 $27,319 11%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 43% $18,228 $63,600 43%
Sociology 47% $23,261 $32,186 47%
Special Education and Teaching 21% $25,000 $34,526 21%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 27% $25,250 $33,037 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 18% Not Reported $31,848 18%

Salary Scores for CCU Master's Degrees

CCU ranks higher than 18% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 6% $20,500 $51,273 6%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 17% $20,500 $49,883 17%
Education, General 18% $26,736 $42,319 18%
Educational Administration and Supervision 36% $20,500 $51,571 36%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 14% $25,668 $43,957 14%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 11% $31,468 $37,956 11%

Coastal Carolina University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jerrod Robinson 7/28/2019

Coastal Carolina University is a growing school with plenty of opportunities for personal, professional, and academic growth. The faculty and staff at Coastal, really make an attempt to get to know you as an individual and really want to help you succeed.

Stella 5/6/2019

Plenty of academic programs to find the best fit for your interests. There is a wide range of course offerings. Most of the professors are knowledgeable and personable. The class sizes are comfortable -not too big, not too small. The university athletic teams continue to win championships and generate bustling team spirit across campus. It's always exciting on game days. The campus is located in a beautiful beach town. The beach is only about a 20 minute drive from campus. The campus has expansive green lawns... Read More