College of Coastal Georgia

Brunswick, GA

The College of Coastal Georgia is a public, state university founded in 1961. Its campus is located in the town of Brunswick, halfway between Savannah and Jacksonville.

Website: www.ccga.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,663
Undergraduate
Students
(66.6%) 2,441 Women
(33.4%) 1,222 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,562 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 24

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
450 average
390-490 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
473 average
420-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,751
Out-of-state: $30,173
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $4,696
Out-of-state: $13,118
Room and Board
$10,036
Average Percent of Need Met
28%
Average Freshman Award
$6,897
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$25,455
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
101
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 25% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Brunswick Population
15,813
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
18% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Mariner
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.8% Asian
18.7% Black/African-American
5.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.6% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
1.2% from 43 countries
First-Year Students Returning
58.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
6.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   4
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   1
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 24
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One College Drive
City, State, Zip
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone
(912) 279-5730
Fax
(912) 262-3072
E-mail
admiss@ccga.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
August 24
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Immunization records, proof of residency required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
95% of 1,562 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 1,063 applicants were admitted
Men
95% of 499 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.00
3.75 and Above
8%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
33%
2.00 - 2.49
17%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
450 average
390-490 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
4%
Score of 500 - 600
23%
Score of 400 - 500
48%
Score of 300 - 400
24%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT EBRW
473 average
420-520 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
5%
Score of 500 - 600
37%
Score of 400 - 500
41%
Score of 300 - 400
16%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
19 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
13%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
37%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,751
Out-of-state: $30,173
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $4,696
Out-of-state: $13,118
Room and Board
$10,036
Books and Supplies
$1,750
Other Expenses
$5,244
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@ccga.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Final deadline June 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning September 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001558
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
682 (93.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
477 (69.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
477 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
127 (26.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
28%
Average Award
$6,897
Need-Based Gift
Received by 477 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,068
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 308 (64.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 347 (72.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,359 (88.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,941 (82.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,941 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
872 (44.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
37%
Average Award
$6,705
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,941 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,457
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,222 (63.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 871 (44.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$25,455
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
13.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, Home Economics, Mathematics, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
46
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
4
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students
Number of Awards
28
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,203
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Mathematics, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Education, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
101
Part-Time Faculty
113
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
33%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 25% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
373,918
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
395
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Brunswick Population
15,813
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville
Campus Size
193 acres

Weather

Temperature
40.5 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy day(s) per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
6 miles from campus in Brunswick
Nearest Train Station
70 miles from campus in Jessup

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
18% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
82%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Mariner
School Colors
Blue and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Golf x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Golf x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Golf x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
student newspaper, international association, coastal georgia association of nursing students, urban gaming club, association of coastal educators, ccga biology club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,663
Women
2,441 (66.6%)
Men
1,222 (33.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,217
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.8% Asian
18.7% Black/African-American
5.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.6% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students.
1.2% from 43 countries
Average Age
27
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
58.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
6.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
18.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
23.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
67%
Average Starting Salary
67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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