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College of Coastal Georgia Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how College of Coastal Georgia ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is College of Coastal Georgia Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

College of Coastal Georgia was awarded 1 badge in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education grade specific.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, CCGA is ranked #1,490 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 56 colleges in Georgia, CCGA is ranked at #35.

See all of the rankings for College of Coastal Georgia.

Is It Hard to Get Into CCGA?

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 95%, some consider CCGA to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Average Test Scores

About 58% of students accepted to CCGA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 520. Math scores were between 390 and 490.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for College of Coastal Georgia  ( 420 to 520 )

SAT Math Scores for College of Coastal Georgia  ( 390 to 490 )
CCGA received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for College of Coastal Georgia  ( 16 to 21 )

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College of Coastal Georgia Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at College of Coastal Georgia is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Coastal Georgia is 60%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  60 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Coastal Georgia

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At College of Coastal Georgia this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  58 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at CCGA is 12%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  12 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at CCGA

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,546 undergraduates at CCGA with 2,078 being full-time and 1,468 being part-time.

CCGA Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for CCGA is 38.60 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  38.60 out of 100
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How Much Does College of Coastal Georgia Cost?

The overall average net price of CCGA is $13,174. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CCGA

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,652 $12,468 $15,045 $15,933 $16,605

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CCGA, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CCGA, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $5,218 a year. That adds up to $20,872 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCGA is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do CCGA Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CCGA make around $28,300 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 29% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at College of Coastal Georgia make the most money.

Location of College of Coastal Georgia

College of Coastal Georgia is a public institution located in Brunswick, Georgia. The location of CCGA is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of College of Coastal Georgia

Contact details for CCGA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One College Drive, Brunswick, GA 31520-3644
Phone: 912-279-5700

College of Coastal Georgia Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Business/Commerce 63 $24,900
Nursing 45 $53,500
General Psychology 44 $25,600
General Biology 26 $23,000
Interdisciplinary Studies 21 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 20 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 18 $34,600
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13 NA
Area Studies 12 NA
Mathematics 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Coastal Georgia along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CCGA

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,624 students took at least one online class at College of Coastal Georgia. This is an increase from the 1,524 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,624 327
2016-2017 1,524 277
2015-2016 1,217 151
2014-2015 736 144
2013-2014 532 85

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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