At a Glance

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 an 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. Click the "Quick Facts" cover for the Fall 2020 issue.

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 (

Carnegie Classification

Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's


American Studies, Biological Sciences, Criminal Justice, Data Science, Early Childhood/Special Education, Environmental Science, General Business, Health Informatics, Health Sciences, Hospitality Management & Tourism, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Middle Grades Education, Nursing, Nursing RN to BSN, Public Management, Psychology, and Workforce Management & Leadership

Career Associate
Culinary Arts, Nursing, and Radiologic Science

Associate of Arts, Core Curriculum
Associate of Science, Core Curriculum

Notice of Non-Discrimination

College of Coastal Georgia does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status in its admission policies, educational policies, employment practices, athletic or other College-administered programs

Student Profile

Coastal Georgia's student body continues to diversify. For Fall 2020, 8% of students identified as Hispanic/Latino, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2% Asian, 20% Black or African American, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 63% White, 4% two or more races, and 2% undeclared. With an average age of 23, the College's student body comprises 69.5% female and 53.7% full-time students with 89.9% indicating Georgia residency, 9.1% out-of-state, and 1% out-of-country. Adult learners (25 years of age or older) and military/veterans account for 22% and 17%, respectively, of the total student body. High school dual-enrolled students total 443.

TUITION (2020-21)
  • In-State = $1,602 per semester ($106.80/credit hour)
  • Out-of-State = $5,917.95 per semester ($394.53/credit hour)

Tuition is based on 15 credit hours per semester

Out-of-State tuition waivers are available for residents of Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

  • Over $19 million awarded annually in financial aid
Special Learning Opportunities
  • Nursing, radiologic science and teacher certifications
  • Distance education opportunities
  • Diversity and inclusion programming
  • Undergraduate research
  • Service-learning
  • Civic engagement
  • Study abroad
Student Services
  • Academic tutoring and instruction center
  • Academic/career counseling service
  • Counseling & disability services
  • Employment services for students
  • Library resources
  • Multicultural student services
  • New student orientation
  • Placement services for completers
  • Registration and graduation
  • Technology HelpDesk
  • Veterans' assistance
  • Work-study programs
  • Writing Center
Faculty & Staff
  • Number of Full-Time Faculty: 111
  • Number of Full-Time Staff: 175
  • Total Full-Time Employees: 286
  • Member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Member of the Sun Conference (TSC)

Eight varsity sports: men's basketball, women's basketball, men’s golf, women’s golf, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, women's softball, and women’s volleyball

The College’s athletic teams’ nickname is “the Mariners.” School colors are blue and gray. The Athletics Department is home to approximately 95 student-athletes from around the US and abroad, employing seven full-time and eight part-time coaches and staff.

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