College of Coastal Georgia

Public, Four-years School Located in Brunswick, GA

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How much is the CCGA tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, CCGA's tuition & fees is $3,483 for Georgia residents and $10,389 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,283 for Georgia residents and $29,189 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

CCGA Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,483
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,389
Books & Supplies Costs$1,750
On-campus Room & Board$10,930
On-campus Expenses$6,120
Off-campus Room & Board$7,234
Off-campus Expenses$4,914
2023-2024 Estimates
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,084
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,958

How Much Does it Cost to Go to CCGA for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $41,556 at CCGA. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $113,383. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $87,839.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$10,389$27,794$21,408
Sophomore (2024-25)$10,389$28,157$21,771
Junior (2025-26)$10,389$28,527$22,141
Senior (2026-27)$10,389$28,905$22,519
4 Years Total$41,556$113,383$87,839
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$10,389$28,157$21,771
Sophomore (2025-26)$10,389$28,527$22,141
Junior (2026-27)$10,389$28,905$22,519
Senior (2027-28)$10,389$29,291$22,905
4 Years Total$41,556$114,880$89,336
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$10,389$28,527$22,141
Sophomore (2026-27)$10,389$28,905$22,519
Junior (2027-28)$10,389$29,291$22,905
Senior (2028-29)$10,389$29,685$23,299
4 Years Total$41,556$116,408$90,864
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$10,389$28,905$22,519
Sophomore (2027-28)$10,389$29,291$22,905
Junior (2028-29)$10,389$29,685$23,299
Senior (2029-30)$10,389$30,087$23,701
4 Years Total$41,556$117,967$92,423
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$10,389$29,291$22,905
Sophomore (2028-29)$10,389$29,685$23,299
Junior (2029-30)$10,389$30,087$23,701
Senior (2030-31)$10,389$30,497$24,111
4 Years Total$41,556$119,559$94,015

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, CCGA' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $10,033.
College of Coastal Georgia$3,483$10,389
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between CCGA and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
College of Coastal GeorgiaBrunswick, GA$3,483$10,389
The Art Institute of AtlantaAtlanta, GA$17,590$20,794
Point UniversityWest Point, GA$20,600$22,300
Brewton-Parker CollegeMount Vernon, GA$17,740$21,696
Dalton State CollegeDalton, GA$3,283$10,189
Emmanuel CollegeFranklin Springs, GA$19,710$23,664
LaGrange CollegeLagrange, GA$29,480$34,540
Herzing University-AtlantaAtlanta, GA$13,850$13,420
Reinhardt UniversityWaleska, GA$22,422$28,420
Toccoa Falls CollegeToccoa Falls, GA$22,104$23,250
Truett McConnell UniversityCleveland, GA$19,480$25,568

Financial Aid and COA

At College of Coastal Georgia, 2,481 students (77%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,386.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at CCGA is $22,803 for students living on-campus and $17,901 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 442 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,943 and the average amount of student loans is $5,657.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$22,283$29,189
COA (off-campus)$17,381$24,287
Tuition & Fees$3,483$10,389
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,800$18,800
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,898$13,898
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,897$22,803
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$10,995$17,901
Average Financial Aid$6,386$6,386
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,48177%$6,386
Pell Grants1,23638%$5,207
Federal Student Loan93829%$6,153
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid44294%-
Grants or Scholarships44294%$6,943
Federal Grants42591%$4,694
Pell Grants21245%$5,327
Other Federal Grants42591%$2,037
State/Local Grants20644%$2,806
Institutional Grants16535%$3,006
Student Loan Aid16134%$5,657
Federal Student Loans15934%$4,884
Other Student Loans225%$6,101
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level257231$5,653
110,001 or more3420$1,671

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

CCGA's acceptance rate is 97.35%. A total of 2,078 applicants applied to and 2,023 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 584 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 28.87%.
To apply to CCGA, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate97.35%96.56%97.68%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.87%33.56%26.94%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to CCGA. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 912 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 19.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total9128051,018
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW463405520
SAT Math449400498
ACT Composite191622
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math191621
ACT English191622

Student Population

College of Coastal Georgia has a total of 3,147 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 999 male students and 2,233 female students attending CCGA. The school offers online degree programs and 675 students enrolled online exclusively (21.45% of all students).
Undergraduate3,232 9992,233

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressOne College Drive, Brunswick, GA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered23 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate98.33%
Student Population3,147
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate33%
Retention Rate58% (Full-time), 51% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate23 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties102 (Full-time), 25 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs270 (Full-time), 54 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$62,654
Average Staff Salary$51,254