About College of Coastal Georgia

Founded in 1961, College of Coastal Georgia. is a college. Located in Georgia, which is a city setting in Georgia, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 3,529 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The College of Coastal Georgia Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 19:1. There are 100 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at College of Coastal Georgia include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate95%
Application Deadline
Application Fee25
SAT Range800-1000
ACT Range16-21

Admissions at CCGA are considered Less Selective, with ,8% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 56 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at College of Coastal Georgia.

“We”re apathetic”
“We know about current events and vote”
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
“We save it for the classroom”
“Sometimes, but not often”
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
“All the time, including weekends”
“I”m always terrified”
“I only go out in groups”
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
“I feel extremely safe”
“We don”t play sports”
“We play recreationally”
“We bought the gear”
“We live for the big game”
“It”s not really our thing”
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
“There are a variety of opportunities”
“We”re a very artistic group”
“Haven”t met them”
“Available in class”
“They keep regular office hours”
“They”re always available”
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
“We”re not into drinking at all”
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
“We only party on weekends”
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
“Never, we”re here to learn”
“There might be people who do”
“People are known to partake on weekends”
“There”s a huge drug scene”

College of Coastal Georgia REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    19 Students rated on-campus housing 3.8 stars. 37 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    13 Students rated off-campus housing 3.8 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    19 Students rated campus food 3.5 stars. 21 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    20 Students rated campus facilities 4.4 stars. 55 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    20 Students rated class size 4.4 stars. 65 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    20 Students rated school activities 3.6 stars. 40 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    20 Students rated local services 3.4 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    20 Students rated academics 4.2 stars. 60 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of College of Coastal Georgia?

27 Students rated College of Coastal Georgia

JaKaya - 05/30/2023

As a current student at the College of Coastal Georgia I believe this school is a great school. Its very comfortable the campus size is a great walk and not too much . Overall I enjoy my experience at the College of Coastal Georgia never too many things to complain about.

Natalia - 07/08/2020

So far so good! I spoke to an admissions counselor and I am ready to enroll. I can wait to move to Georgia. This survey is based on a visit. I enjoyed the visit to Brunswick, GA. We stayed with a relative that I love a lot. We went out to eat in the area, and checked the school out.


College of Coastal Georgia is a great, close-knit college. Although some might consider it small, there is a group for all interests! The college sports games are usually the highlight of the week, with students and faculty dressing in certain colors to support the team or a cause that the team is supporting, such as breast cancer awareness. The classes can be easy or hard, but no matter what the difficulty, there are SIs for all subjects, and professors are usually very willing to help if you are confused on a subject.


It is a great place to experience the college life. Everyone is friendly and extremely involved. The classes and professors are great! We have on campus police. Organizational and sports events are happening all the time. I love living on campus and being able to experience how to live on my own with responsibilities.

College of Coastal Georgia FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at College of Coastal Georgia?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for College of Coastal Georgia is 95%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    Continue your education now! Do not take time off, your life will take over. You will continue to say I always have time later to complete college. Once you have a family it is so much more difficult. Your children need you to be a parent, but they also need you to take care of them financially. You need to be an example for those children and show them how important an education is. In today's world you need an education to make it. Things are not cheap and will only continue to grow in price. Take advantage of your youth and vibrance and make something of your life. College is not as difficult as you think, but with added stresses of a family it can seem overwhelming. Don't wait do it now. Don't let "life" get in the way of what you can accomplish, the person you can become, or the example you can be.

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  3. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    CCGA is a very small, but effective school.

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  4. What's unique about your campus?

    The classes are small and I can get the attention i need.

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  5. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates at St. Edward?s University are diverse, energetic, and focused; with a passion for important global issues and a skill for creative and critical thinking as well as moral reasoning.

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  6. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    My school is best known as being a community college, even though it just got accredited to a 4 year university. So it is now called the College of Coastal Georgia, CCGA. Everyone still refers to it as a community college.

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  7. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    The unique thing about my school is that it is currently in a state of transistion. Last year was the first year that our school went from being a Community College to a 4 year state college. Going to a college during a transition like this is very exciting, because there are always new opportunites to learn and grow as a student and as a person. Everything is changing and it is all very exciting.

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  8. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    I don't really have anything bad to say about the school itself. It has a really nice campus and the professors are great. I just wish it wasn't in Brunswick, because I find Brunswick to be boring with not much else to do.

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  9. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    I tell my friends i think it is a good school because if your like me i want one on one attention when i can get it and the classes are small at coastal so you can get the attention you need when you need it.

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  10. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing I have found at this school is that they do not offer graduate programs. I am a non-traditional student who is raising my children on my own so the only option I have afer completion of my bachelors degree is online study. I would much rather be in a traditional classroom, and if my college offered that I would continue my education with them.

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  11. What are the academics like at your school?

    Most of the classes are far too easy. Many of the part-time professors do not try to challenge students. They are just there to make some extra money. There are a few professors who are very good and are doing their best to make this school stronger academically.

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  12. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    When I graduated high school, I had a plan: I wanted to graduate from the University of Georgia with a dual degree in Biology and Psychology, and hopefully a minor in Visual Arts. However, my plans were put on hold when my parents decided that they wanted me to stay at home for the first year and attend the College of Coastal Georgia, a local college. Now that I'm here, I've realized that some of the classes I am taking may not transfer to UGA. Either way, I'm not going to let this keep me from succeeding.

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  13. What kind of person should attend this school?

    The4 person who attened this school should be a person that is passionate about pursuing Jesus Christ, and wanting to use their education to futhure the Kingdom of God.

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  14. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    One of the popular groups was, till it went away was the Business society and it seemed to go away when the students that ran it graduated. The Business society group went on trips that incorporated the business world. Once they went to Disney in Florida and scheduled a behind the scenes tour. I am not really involved in a group right now but have been in the Business Society when it functioned, Phi Theta Kappa group and just some groups I'd sit with off and on. I'm married and have been for almost 30 years so the dating scene I'm not so sure about. I see guys trying to talk to girls but I feel they are still awkward in their approach. I hear about parties but not too sure about them. For off campus activities there is Jekyll Island which has Summer Waves water park and beaches. They are trying to do some concerts there and graduation is held on the Island at their convention center.

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  15. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    The best thing about this school is how much assistance they offer their students. However, the campus is fairly small. When I tell my friends that I attend this university they always have a shocked/disgusted look on their face because they know its not school that many people choose because its located in a small town and there's nothing to do. Most of the students complain about the dorm size, wifi, food, and lack of parties. If you're looking for a party school this isn't one of them. These and many other reasons are why I'm transferring to Georgia southern.

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  16. What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

    Most people that attend this school come with friends that they've already made in high school. Since this college use to be a community college, we don't really have that many stereotypes. Most people come here for the beach.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

87% of students attending College of Coastal Georgia receive some sort of financial aid. 55% were awarded federal grants. While 48% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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$110K & UP

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