Myrtle Beach, SC
With campus a short drive from the Atlantic Ocean, Coastal Carolina University is a 4-year public liberal arts institution in South Carolina. CCU confers bachelor’s degrees in 74 academic areas of study. In addition to the academic facilities on its main campus CCU oversees a Center for Marine and Wetland Studies and a marine science natural laboratory on Waties Island. For sports fans Coastal Carolina fields 19 men’s and women’s sports teams known as the Chanticleers and the baseball team makes regular appearances in college baseball playoffs.