Quick Facts

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As a state college of the University System of Georgia, the mission of the College of Coastal Georgia is to be a college of choice for residents of Georgia and beyond by providing accessible and affordable quality education. Advocating excellence in scholarship and community engagement, the College promotes student progression and timely graduation through student‐centered programs that offer a rich and diverse student experience. Students are prepared for meaningful careers, advanced study, lifelong learning, and participation in a global and technological society. The institution will provide associate and baccalaureate degrees that support the intellectual, economic, and cultural needs of the community and region.

The College of Coastal Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of the College of Coastal Georgia may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033‐4097, by calling (404) 679‐4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).

The College's Basic Carnegie Classification is Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields, indicating that more than 50% of degrees awarded are at the baccalaureate level.  The institution’s Instructional Program Classification is Professions Plus Arts & Sciences, meaning that 60-79% of bachelor’s degree majors are in professional fields designed to meet the region’s college-educated workforce needs, such as business, education, and health. The emphasis is on teaching and service with limited focus on basic or applied research activity.

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Fall 2022 Enrollment Profile 
Enrollment Georgia Regional Representation Classification
Total Headcount 3155 Augusta Georgia 1.0% Dual Enrolled 9.4%
FTE Total Students 2575 Local Area 62.0% Freshman 35.6%
Average Credit Hours 11 Macon & Central Georgia 1.4% Sophomore 22.0%
Average Age 23 Metro Atlanta 10.9% Junior 12.8%
Georgia Residents 89.7% Northeast Georgia 1.8% Senior 16.7%
Military / Veterans 8.3% Savannah Georgia 7.0% Transient 0.3%
First Generation (new freshmen) 24.0% Tertiary 4.2% All Other 3.3%
Pell Recipients 37.8% West & Northwest Georgia 1.1% Degree Level
Full-time 57.7% Citizenship Associate 21.4%
Part-Time 42.3% U.S. Citizen 97.6% Baccalaureate 69.9%
Female 69.5% Non-Resident Alien 1.5% Career Associate 8.3%
Male 30.5% Resident Alien 0.9% Non-Degree 0.6%
Commuters 79.4% Georgia County of Origin - Top 5 Baccalaureate Majors - Top 10
Campus Residents 20.6% Glynn 35.5% BBA General Business 16.6%
Student-Athletes 4.1% Camden 12.1% BS Health Sciences 10.5%
New Students Wayne 4.3% BS Biological Science 8.9%
Dual Enrolled High School 3.4% Brantley 3.1% BS Psychology 6.6%
Beginning Freshmen 22.9% McIntosh 2.9% BS Criminal Justice 4.7%
Transfers 5.3% Age Range BS Environment Science 2.6%
Transients & Others 1.4% Under18 10.3% BS Nursing 2.6%
Schools 18-19 32.4% BA American Studies 2.3%
Arts & Sciences 32.4% 20-24 34.6% BS Interdisciplinary Studies 2.2%
Business & Public Management 28.0% 25-29 8.8% BSED Early Childhood/Spec Ed 1.9%
Nursing & Health Sciences 17.8% 30-39 8.0% Top High School Feeders (Class 2022)
General Studies (Core Curriculum) 21.8% 40-49 3.6% Appling County High School (GA)
Ethnicity / Race 50 and over 2.3% Bradwell Institute High School (GA)
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% Student Type Brantley County High School (GA)
Asian 2.1% Continuing or Returning 58.9% Brunswick High School (GA)
Black or African American 19.6% New Freshman 24.9% Camden County High School (GA)
Hispanic or Latino 9.1% Dual Enrollment 9.4% Charlton County High School (GA)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% New Transfer 3.3% George Walton Comp High School (GA)
Two or More Races 2.2% Post-Baccalaureate 2.3% Glynn Academy (GA)
Unknown 6.8% Non-Degree 1.0% McIntosh Academy (GA)
White 60.0% Transient 0.3% Wayne County High School (GA)
Source: University System of Georgia (USG) Mid-Term Census Data, Fall 2022.
Produced by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (912) 279‐5774 / oie@ccga.edu / October 14, 2022.