Coker College

300 E College Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550
Tel: (843)383-8000
Private not-for-profit | 1,140 students
Established in 1908, Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach. 

School Overview:

Coker College
CountyDarlington County, SC
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
65 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,140 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,005 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
135 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,132 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
8 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted58%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)430-530450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)440-530460-573
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2220-25

School Notes:

  • The world is changing. Will you be ready? Coker College offers the academic programs, undergraduate focus, research and internship opportunities that will redefine your idea of college preparation. Outside the classroom, externships, internships, community service, research and study abroad opportunities will help you develop the skills necessary for graduate school or a professional workplace in a more hands-on approach.

    At Coker, sitting in the back of a classroom and blending into a wall is simply not an option. Coker utilizes an interactive, discussion-based teaching approach: Round Table Learning. You’ll learn to think on your feet and present your ideas with confidence. Recently, Peterson’s Smart Parents Guide to College called it “a model learning experience.”

    To Coker’s faculty, you’re not just a student – you’re an individual who can make a difference. Professors are dedicated to helping you develop the skills you need to be a leader and make an impact on the world.

    Coker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; phone: 404-679-4501) to award baccalaureate degrees. Coker is also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the Council on Social Work Education. The Teacher Education Program at Coker is approved by the South Carolina Board of Education using both State and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards.

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42.1 mi. away
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