College Of Coastal Georgia

College Of Coastal Georgia

College of Coastal Georgia (formerly Coastal Georgia Community College)is a state college located in Brunswick, Georgia, United States. It was established in 1961 as Brunswick College. The college is a part of the University System of Georgia. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. College of Coastal Georgia also offers continuing education programs.

College of Coastal Georgia's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. The teams participate in the National Junior Colleges Athletics Association (NJCAA). The sports teams are nicknamed the Mariners and Lady Mariners. The campus is home to a wide variety of students clubs and organizations.

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College of Coastal Georgia
3700 Altama Ave
Brunswick , GA 31520-3644
General Phone: (912) 279-5701

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College of Coastal Georgia Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts178liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine125EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology30radiation therapist, surgical tech, radiographer, medical lab tech
Mechanics and Repair19HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Office and Administration13administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and police
Business and Management8business management, banking
Cooking and Culinary Arts7chef training
Computer Science and Engineering7information technology
Engineering Technician6instrumentation tech, drafting
Production Trades6machine shop assistant, welding

Number of programs and degrees for College of Coastal Georgia in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8014
Associate's degree2889
Award of less than 1 academic year4310

College of Coastal Georgia Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Coastal Georgia had a total enrollment of 2,942 students (1,993 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 55%
Part-Time 45%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 27%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 26%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

College of Coastal Georgia Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 47 %

College of Coastal Georgia Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Brunswick, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

College of Coastal Georgia Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

College of Coastal Georgia Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,994
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,976
Books and supplies $ 1,105

Financial Aid:
College of Coastal Georgia participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 155800)

College of Coastal Georgia Faculty

College of Coastal Georgia has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year1*6$46,837
All faculty totalcalendar year2*8$48,532

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$56,9863$57,256
Associate professoracademic year4$59,5458$54,339
Assistant professoracademic year15$45,21113$43,971
Instructoracademic year13$39,3856$39,850
No academic rankacademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year37$46,30531$47,168

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Coastal Georgia Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


College of Coastal Georgia Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Instrumentation Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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checked Remedial classes for students
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