Brunswick, GA – The University System of Georgia (USG) officially announced system wide Fall 2015 enrollment numbers on Thursday morning, with the College of Coastal Georgia’s announced enrollment at 3,131, up 4.1% from 2014. This fall, the College welcomed 1,105 new students on campus, a 15% increase over last year.
“This is a reaffirmation of our vision that the College become a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond,” said College President Dr. Greg Aloia “We are providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service learning, global awareness, and engaged entrepreneurship.”
The College of Coastal Georgia is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. The College is also one of the USG institutions actively involved in Georgia’s Go Back, Move Ahead campaign to encourage working-age adults with some college experience to return to college and complete a degree.
With the strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, Health Informatics, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, and Public Managemant as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Clinical Lab Technology, Nursing (ASN), and Radiologic Science.
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is establishing a track record of graduating BSN nurses achieving a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEXl-RN) and the Culinary Arts program is the only American Culinary Federation-accredited program in the USG.
With a 4.1% increase, CCGA ranked sixth highest among the USG’s 30 institutions. Georgia Tech led the USG with an increase of 8.3% while overall system enrollment was up 1.7%.
To read the USG’s full report, visit: http://www.usg.edu/news/release/university_system_of_georgia_enrollment_increases_for_fall_2015_semester.
Contact: John Cornell
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