ELS Myrtle Beach, based on the beautiful campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, is minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean and tourist hub Myrtle Beach. The university is home to 180+ student organizations and 10,000 students from 60 countries. The area’s relaxed beach culture and southern hospitality will instantly make you feel welcome.
Myrtle Beach: Myrtle Beach features many major attractions, such as the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Family Kingdom Amusement Park, Myrtle Waves Waterpark, the Carolina Opry, and plenty of shopping.
Brookgreen Gardens: Brookgreen Gardens is home to some of the finest examples of American figurative sculpture in the world.
Ripley’s® Aquarium: Part of the Broadway at the Beach complex, this aquarium offers a number of aquatic exhibitions, including a marine life petting zoo.
Myrtle Beach | Coastal Carolina University
Coastal Carolina University
Student Residence (On Campus)
The major amenities of the university are steps away from the Center, such as:
The new HTC Workout Cente
Newly remodeled football and soccer fields
Healthy choice restaurants and coffee shop are open for student's needs
The Center is 15 minutes by car away from the beaches, Boardwalk, Skywheel and a great variety of shopping.
Large, new computer lab also available for students
The local homestays in Myrtle Beach are 30-45 minutes or under from the Center. Many of the host homes are university staff or faculty. Our kind and compassionate host families care about the students and strive to make them feel welcome and a part of the American family, and provide many cultural and learning experiences. The homes are comfortable and welcoming to students. The Homestay Coordinator knows the area well and is always seeking great homes for the students. Most students have access to the beach, and host families are happy to take them to local shopping and restaurants. The majority of the host families that bring students to the Center and pick them up after class. The bus system in the area is safe and run routes every two hours.
Cost per Session
14 meals per week
Student Residence (On Campus)
University Place Apartments, a beautifully remodeled housing complex for Coastal Carolina, is five short minutes from the Center by the free shuttle and is located on the campus. The low-cost apartments come complete with bedding, towels, kitchen and washing necessities, and a common area that is shared by four ELS students. The beautiful onsite pool, patio, volleyball courts, dining hall and single bedrooms with private bathrooms are highly desired by ELS students. Each apartment houses four students and is located in a building where students easily can make friends and adjust quickly to the area. It is only a short walk to local restaurants and grocery stores. Safety is a high priority in the student residence, and the gated entrances, emergency call boxes and a staffed front desk 24/7 add to making the student residence a very enjoyable place to live.