Study at Coker CollegeCoker is in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Hartsville, SC. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Coker earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.
There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at Coker include drama and performing arts and business and management.
The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 440 to 530 for students at Coker. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 440 and 540.
Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.
Coker, in 2007, had 1, 197 students (1, 103 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Coker belong to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference for major sports. Student athletes can receive financial aid in some cases.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Coker College is a student-centered, comprehensive, baccalaureate degree-granting college. It is dedicated to providing every student enrolled in the Day Program and in the Evening and Extended Studies Program an academic curriculum based upon a uniformly excellent liberal arts core that enhances the structured development of key personal skills. The Colleges goal is to graduate students with the ability to think analytically and creatively, and to write and speak effectively. Experiences both in and out of the classroom are focused on active student involvement and the practical application of academic knowledge that lead to lifelong learning. Coker measures its success by the personal and professional accomplishments enjoyed by all members of the academic community. "
Coker Programs and Degrees
300 E College Ave
Hartsville, SC 29550
General Phone: (843) 383-8000