Medical College Of Georgia

Medical College Of Georgia

The Medical College of Georgia, also known as MCG, was established in 1828, and is located in Augusta, Georgia. MCG was ranked among "America's Best Hospitals" in the US News & World Report of 2004. Various bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degrees are awarded by MCG. Apart from these, certification courses are also offered by the institution. In addition, professional courses like Doctor of Dental Medicine and Doctor of Medicine are also available. The university is divided into the following five schools:

  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • Schools of Allied Health Sciences

The Medical College of Georgia boasts of a virtually endless list of notable alumni which includes personalities such as Phil Gingrey, American obstetrician and a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives; Hervey M. Cleckley, American psychiatrist; and Isaac S. Hopkins, former professor and first President of Georgia Tech.

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Medical College of Georgia
1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta , GA 30912
General Phone: (706) 721-0211

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine244dentistry, oral pathology, medicine, public health courses
Nursing and Emergency Medicine233registered nursing, nursing administration, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, nursing science, pediatric nursing, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology101dental hygienist, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Therapy and Counseling46physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy39occupational therapy
Medical Administration33medical records admin, medical illustrator
Science24molecular biology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, cell biology and anatomy, anatomical sciences, physiology, pharmacology, biostatistics

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree949
Master's degree10711
First-professional degree2292
Bachelor's degree2779
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years122
Postbaccalaureate certificate11

Medical College of Georgia Student Body

In 2007-2008, Medical College of Georgia had a total enrollment of 2,392 students (1,753 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 27%
Graduate 34%
First Professional 39%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 12%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 0%
20-21 9%
22-24 40%
25-29 32%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%

Medical College of Georgia Room and Board (2007)

Medical College of Georgia offers campus housing for 220 of its 1,753 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Augusta, 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.

Medical College of Georgia Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,250

Financial Aid:
Medical College of Georgia participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 157900)

Medical College of Georgia Faculty

Medical College of Georgia has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track6233
Non-tenured and not on tenure track237177

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year17$139,7681*
Associate professorcalendar year23$115,26412$83,706
Assistant professorcalendar year34$92,42158$77,352
Instructorcalendar year8$89,93822$73,202
No academic rankcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year83$107,69895$77,024

*: 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 year0*1*
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
Assistant professoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year0*4$68,411

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

Medical College of Georgia Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Physician Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Medicine (MD)
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)
Public Health, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Molecular Biology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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What Sets Medical College of Georgia Apart:

% of degrees in medicine
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Top 8%Medical College of Georgia % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Medical College of Georgia % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 9%Medical College of Georgia Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 14%Medical College of Georgia Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in medical administration
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Medical College of Georgia % of degrees in medical administration

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