Institutional Data

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) is responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of institutional information in support of the College's mission, decision-making and strategic planning process. The OIE adheres to the Code of Ethics by the Association for Institutional Research.

Fact Book & Common Data Set

The institutional fact book provides a data resource to internal and external audiences. The Common Data Set (CDS) is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers to apply standard definitions and improve the quality and accuracy of information provided, as well as to reduce the reporting burden on institutions.

College Navigator

A post-secondary institution search engine for college-bound students. It consists primarily of the latest data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES – the National Center for Education Statistics.

Peer Institutions

The College of Coastal Georgia (with guidance from the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Office of Research & Policy Analysis) selected peer institutions against which it can compare its performance over the course of Coastal Vision 2021.


The Office of Institutional Effectiveness invites the CCGA community to respond to surveys addressing a variety of campus issues. Additionally, the Office provides survey design and Qualtrics training support. The Office maintains a survey & data project calendar.

Data Request

If you do not find what you are looking for, please use the online data request form to request data. If you experience problems while trying to submit the online form, please email us.

Data Management

The College of Coastal Georgia’s institutional data management goal is making institutional information available to key stakeholders. All data management initiatives are guided by the College's Data Management Policy and the University System of Georgia, Business Procedures Manual, Section 12, Data Governance and Management. The Data Management Committee provides guidance and recommendations for strategic directions and priorities related to data management and track and record revisions to policies, procedures, standards, and membership.


It is important to note that the information on this web page may differ from data reported by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to other federal, state, and regional agencies due to differences in reporting guidelines, reporting definitions, and the timing of when the information was prepared.

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