College of Coastal Georgia

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,563
18% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,255
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.62%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
87.2%
1,785 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,535
56.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
20.1%
41 Graduates

About

College of Coastal Georgia is a higher education institution located in Glynn County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Coastal Georgia were General Business (63 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (45 degrees), and General Psychology (44 degrees).

In 2019, 576 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Coastal Georgia. 71.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (402 degrees), 4.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Coastal Georgia is $2,563, which is $−9,926 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Coastal Georgia is $2,563, which is $−9,926 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,255.

In 2019, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,563
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at College of Coastal Georgia was $2,563. The cost of tuition at College of Coastal Georgia is $−9,926 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$12,255
2019 Value
0.697%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 College of Coastal Georgia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,255. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of College of Coastal Georgia grew by 0.697%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,975
Room and Board
$1,750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Coastal Georgia was of $7,975 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,750. The cost of room and board increased by 3.05% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.94% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at College of Coastal Georgia received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.41% with respect to 2018, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.62%
2017 Default Rate
69
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at College of Coastal Georgia was 7.62%, which represents 69 out of the 905 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

College of Coastal Georgia received 1,785 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 10.8% annual growth. Out of those 1,785 applicants, 1,556 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,535 students enrolled at College of Coastal Georgia in 2019, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of Coastal Georgia has an overall enrollment yield of 43.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,556
Accepted Out of 1,785

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of Coastal Georgia was 87.2% (1,556 admissions from 1,785 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 92.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 10.8%, while admissions grew by 4.15%.

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SAT Scores

65%
Submission Percentage
437
Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at College of Coastal Georgia in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of Coastal Georgia has a total enrollment of 3,535 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Coastal Georgia is 1,997 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,538. This means that 56.5% of students enrolled at College of Coastal Georgia are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Coastal Georgia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.1% White, 19.2% Black or African American, 7.02% Hispanic or Latino, 4.33% Two or More Races, 2.01% Asian, 0.255% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of Coastal Georgia in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Black or African American Female (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Coastal Georgia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,535 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Coastal Georgia is 1,997 and the part-time enrollment is 1,538. This means that 56.5% of students enrolled at College of Coastal Georgia are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at College of Coastal Georgia was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), College of Coastal Georgia had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,265
  2. Black or African American
    678
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    248

The enrolled student population at College of Coastal Georgia is 64.1% White, 19.2% Black or African American, 7.02% Hispanic or Latino, 4.33% Two or More Races, 2.01% Asian, 0.255% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 62 students (1.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 248 more women than men received degrees from College of Coastal Georgia. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of Coastal Georgia is white (402 degrees awarded). There were 4.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (97 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Coastal Georgia is General Business (63 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (45 degrees) and General Psychology (44 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Coastal Georgia, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), and Psychology (44 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Coastal Georgia are Physicians (460,068 people), Other managers (240,156 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (229,471 people), Postsecondary teachers (176,242 people), and Registered nurses (146,434 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Coastal Georgia are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Psychology (44 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), and Biology (26 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Coastal Georgia are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at College of Coastal Georgia are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Psychology (44 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), and Biology (26 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Coastal Georgia are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (651,228 people), Elementary & secondary schools (639,368 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (479,195 people), Offices of physicians (262,849 people), and Outpatient care centers (245,542 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Coastal Georgia are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Psychology (44 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees), and Biology (26 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by College of Coastal Georgia.
Most Common
  1. 63 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 44 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of Coastal Georgia was General Business with 63 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

164
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
412
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 164 degrees were awarded to men at College of Coastal Georgia, which is 0.398 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (412).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 72 degrees were awarded to men at College of Coastal Georgia in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.431 times less than the 167 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 167 degrees were awarded to women at College of Coastal Georgia in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.32 times more than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from College of Coastal Georgia completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Coastal Georgia is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.44% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    402 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Coastal Georgia is white (402 degrees awarded). There were 4.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (97 degrees).

2.78% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    288 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    114 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at College of Coastal Georgia is white female (288 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (114 degrees).

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Operations

College of Coastal Georgia has an endowment valued at nearly $8.39M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.9k (0.237%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, College of Coastal Georgia had a total salary expenditure of $40.4M. College of Coastal Georgia employs 45 Assistant professors, 33 Associate professors, and 16 Lecturers. Most academics at College of Coastal Georgia are Female Assistant professors (27), Female Associate professors(19), and Male Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Coastal Georgia are: Office and Administrative Support, with 40 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 35 employees, and Management with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.39M
2019 Endowment
4.9%
decline from 2018

College of Coastal Georgia has an endowment valued at about $8.39M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of College of Coastal Georgia declined 4.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.44M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $18.8k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, College of Coastal Georgia received $18.8k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18M
2019 Salaries
0.206%
decline from 2018

In 2019, College of Coastal Georgia paid a median of $18M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($40.4M) and a 0.206% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.08% growth from 2017 and a 6.48% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.92M
Instructional Salaries
110
Number of Employees

In 2019, College of Coastal Georgia paid a total of $6.92M to 110 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Coastal Georgia were Assistant professor with 45 employees; Associate professor with 33 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Coastal Georgia were Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees; and Management with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Coastal Georgia was Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, Female Associate professor with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at College of Coastal Georgia.

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