Coker College

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Coker College


$17,948 / year

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Educational Resources


The Kalmia Garden collection — items mainly based on horticulture. This collection is based at Kalmia Gardens, a 30-acre botanical garden located three miles west of campus on the bluffs of black creek.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 73,328 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 230 current serial subscriptions.
  • 43,836 microforms.
  • 4,959 Audio/Visual items.
  • 47,821 e-books.

Museums & Art

Gallery: The Martin Stein Gallery houses Coker College’s Virginia Brunstein Collection and Fine Arts Collection. The Gallery is named for the late Martin Stein, a prominent land developer from Jacksonville, Florida. The Brunstein Collection was given to the College in 1995 by the late Virginia Benton Brunstein, Class of 1929, and it includes a large variety of pre-Columbian and Oriental artifacts. From the Far East, the collection includes objects from China’s Shang (1766 to 1122 B.C.), Chou (1027 to 256 B.C.), Han (202 B.C. to 220 A.D.), and Tang (618 to 907 A.D.) dynasties, as well as more contemporary pieces from Japan. There are also several Ancient Middle Eastern objects in the Collection. Coker College’s Fine Arts Collection is comprised of unique and rare works given to the College over the years by alumni and friends. It includes paintings by Edward Gay, Favrile Glass by Louis Comfort Tiffany, sculpture by Anna Hyatt Huntington, African Folk art, and a large 18th century American gilt mirror. Two works by Coker art professors Jim Boden and Jean Grosser are also a part of the Collection.Gallery: The Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery features monthly exhibits by professional artists from around the world in addition to faculty and student shows.Special Academic Building: The Elizabeth Boatwright Performing Arts Center, encompassing 40,000 square feet, is one of the most advanced facilities in the country for the study of the performing and media arts. Featuring the 466-seat Watson Theater, a black box theater/television studio, two dance studios, a music rehearsal and recording studio, and the Martin Stein Gallery, the center provides performing and technical experiences equal to the professional world. The center also hosts a variety of cultural events open to both the College and communitySpecial Academic Building: The Gladys Coker Fort Art Building is a modern, well-equipped facility, comparable with any in the region, with its graphic design labs, fine arts studios, and a multi-station dark room.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 65 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 30 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 20 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 25 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 255 students can be on the network at once.



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Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 65% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 25% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 70% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 40% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Crew Race, Student Center Happening, Band Fest, COW (Coker Olympics of Winter) Days, Winter Semi-Formal
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 24 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Psi Omega (Theater), Phi Sigma Iota (Foreign Language), Psi Chi (Psychology), Mu Omicron (Communication), Sigma Tau Delta (English), Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership), Chi Alpha Chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon (Chemistry)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ; 3-2-1, also known as Baptist Collegiate Ministry; Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Pan African Sisters Association, International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassadors, Anime & Video Game Club, Art Club, Cheerleading Squad, Coker College Groove Thang, Coker College Union, Coker Concert Band, Coker Players, Commissioners, Computer Science & Mathematics Club, Education Club, Excursions (literary magazine), Hartsville Evening & Extended Studies Program, Milestone (yearbook), Residence Hall Association, S. T. e. M Club (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics), Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Student Government Association, Social Work Student Organization, Model UN
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Periscope – weekly


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Charlotte (80), Florence (25)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Florence (25)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Florence (25)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 1% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 800
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses


  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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