East Georgia College

East Georgia College

East Georgia College, often abbreviated as EGC, is a coeducational community college located in Swainsboro, Georgia, United States. It was established in the year 1971 as the Emanuel County Junior College, which was later renamed as East Georgia College in 1988. The college offers several undergraduate degree courses in the fields of arts and sciences. The college campus spreads across 227 acres of rural land.

The athletics teams of the college are known as the Bobcats. The official mascot of the college is the Bobcat. The students of East Georgia College excel at wrestling, disc golf and tennis. The college has a state of the art gymnasium and a fitness center, both equipped with modern equipment to help students stay fit.

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Contacting East Georgia College

East Georgia College
131 College Cir
Swainsboro , GA 30401
General Phone: (478) 289-2000

East Georgia College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts93liberal arts and sciences
Office and Administration1administrative assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree942

East Georgia College Student Body

In 2007-2008, East Georgia College had a total enrollment of 1,987 students (1,636 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 34%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 53%
20-21 22%
22-24 9%
25-29 5%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

East Georgia College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 52 %

East Georgia College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Swainsboro, 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.

East Georgia College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,010
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,512
Books and supplies $ 779

Financial Aid:
East Georgia College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1099700)

East Georgia College Faculty

East Georgia College 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
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year3$70,6630*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$75,0330*

*: 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 year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year4$49,2242*
Assistant professoracademic year9$46,1605$43,776
Instructoracademic year13$37,2119$36,893
All faculty totalacademic year28$43,56316$40,696

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

East Georgia College Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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