College of Coastal Georgia

University System of Georgia


The College of Coastal Georgia – a four-year institution – educates students in the coastal region of Georgia and beyond to succeed in their chosen field of study and develop an appreciation for the importance of service and good citizenship.

An institution of the University System of Georgia, the College of Coastal Georgia offers bachelor’s and Associate degrees through the schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Management, and Nursing and Health Sciences.

Coastal Georgia provides an affordable and interactive education in the natural beauty of Georgia’s Golden Isles, an area noted for as amazing diversity of maritime habitats, wildlife, and sea creatures; world-class golf courses and resorts; and the national headquarters for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Location-enhanced programs include Coastal Ecology, Environmental Science, Criminology, and Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Through an active program of internships and service-learning, students gain real-world application of coursework in the community. Students across all disciplines have meaningful opportunities to collaborate with faculty, co-authoring and co-presenting substantive research and reports.

Some additional facts about the College include the following.

  • More than 3,500 students are currently enrolled at the College.
  • The College has a 1:19 faculty-to-student ratio.
  • Coastal Georgia had an economic impact of more than $ 104 million during FY 2018.
  • More than $19 million in financial aid is awarded annually to Coastal Georgia students.
  • Nursing degree programs—BSN, ASN, and RN to BSN—have been ranked among the nation’s best.
  • The College boasts more than 50 clubs and organizations.
College of Coastal Georgia