Graduate Students


Thinking about graduate school? You’re right where you need to be.

At Coker, we want to see you succeed.

Join a group of like-minded working professionals as they balance work, family and education—with the support of professors who understand your busy schedule. Technology brings our distinctive round table, discussion-based learning style to life online, so you can benefit from interactive assignments that let you build your own academic routine.

Are you a Coker alum?

Alumni of Coker University get $5000 off of their degree when they return to Coker, starting in 2021, to complete a Master’s degree. The Graduate Alumni Scholarship provides $500 per term for non-repeating courses up to $5,000.

All alumni qualify automatically, and no additional application is required.

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Learn about our admissions process

  • 01. Complete Your Application

    Complete and submit your official application for admission. There is no application fee.

  • 02. Submit Your Admissions Portfolio

    Submit your admissions portfolio, including official college transcripts from all institution(s) you’ve attended, by email to If sending documents by regular mail, send to:
    Graduate Admissions at Coker University
    300 East College Avenue
    Hartsville, SC 29550
  • 03. Apply For Financial Aid

    If applying for financial aid, complete your FAFSA application online. You will need Coker’s school code: 003427.

    Remember to complete your FAFSA no later than two weeks before your graduate program begins. Graduate students are eligible for up to $20,500 per academic year in Unsubsidized Stafford loans.

  • Admissions Requirements

    To gain admission into a master’s program at Coker University, a student must:

    • have a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
    • have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; students with a lower undergraduate grade point average may be reviewed for admission by program faculty
    • submit an admissions portfolio consisting of two professional letters of recommendation, resume, and one-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s educational and career goals
    • Please note: GRE test scores are not required for admission

Be part of our community, as we work together to learn, lead, and inspire.

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