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College of Coastal Georgia Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on College of Coastal Georgia, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is College of Coastal Georgia Ranked?

2023 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 16 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

CCGA landed the #2,085 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

CCGA is also ranked #63 out of 69 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CCGA?

Acceptance Rate

College of Coastal Georgia has an acceptance rate of 96%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for CCGA.

Average Test Scores

About 39% 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 460 and 570. Math scores were between 440 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for College of Coastal Georgia  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for College of Coastal Georgia  ( 440 to 530 )
CCGA received ACT scores from 27% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for College of Coastal Georgia  ( 16 to 22 )

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College of Coastal Georgia Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At College of Coastal Georgia, the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 82%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  82 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Coastal Georgia

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at College of Coastal Georgia is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 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 8%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  8 out of 100

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College of Coastal Georgia Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,457 undergraduates at CCGA with 1,844 being full-time and 1,613 being part-time.

How Much Does College of Coastal Georgia Cost?

The overall average net price of CCGA is $12,570. 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 +
$10,548 $11,637 $13,762 $15,987 $16,175

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CCGA, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $6,066 a year. That adds up to $24,264 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCGA is 5.2%. 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 $31,764 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 25% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 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

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

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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 82 $35,341
Nursing 49 $56,330
General Biology 42 $27,609
General Psychology 34 $30,181
Teacher Education Grade Specific 30 $36,296
Interdisciplinary Studies 23 $28,064
Criminal Justice & Corrections 22 $30,274
Other Health Professions 15 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 $28,100
Area Studies 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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,805 students took at least one online class at College of Coastal Georgia. This is an increase from the 1,500 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,805 1,151
2018-2019 1,500 323
2017-2018 1,624 327
2016-2017 1,524 277
2015-2016 1,217 151

Learn more about online learning at College of Coastal Georgia.

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.