South Georgia College

100 W College Pk Dr
Douglas, GA 31533-5098
Tel: (912)260-4200
2,225 students
Public institution

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Founded in 1906, South Georgia College is recognized as the oldest publicly supported two-year college in Georgia. It has a long and distinguished history, rich in the tradition of serving the people of the southeast. SGC is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
School Highlights:
South Georgia College serves 2,225 students (78% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
South Georgia College is the only community colleges within Coffee County, GA.
The nearest community college is Okefenokee Technical College (33.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
South Georgia College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,225 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,225 students
1,303 students
South Georgia College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,745 students
836 students
South Georgia College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 480 students
1,046 students
South Georgia College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
South Georgia College sch enrollment South Georgia College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
South Georgia College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
South Georgia College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
South Georgia College Black (2006-2012)
% White
South Georgia College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
South Georgia College More (2009-2011)
South Georgia College sch ethnicity South Georgia College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.43 0.45
South Georgia College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,562 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 49% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,612 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,562 $5,940
South Georgia College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,612 $10,072
South Georgia College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The College offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs that prepare students for transfer in a multitude of baccalaureate program majors. The institution also offers Associate of Applied Science degrees and certificates designed to prepare individuals for careers in several areas of business, human services and technology. Through its Associate of Science in Nursing degree program the College prepares individuals to become registered nurses and thereby meet regional health care needs. As a contributing member of its community, South Georgia College offers area citizens conferences, seminars, and short courses to develop specific competencies and provide information on special interest topics. The institution and its faculty and staff also work to support regional economic development efforts in cooperation with other community-minded organizations. Indoor recreational and student activities facilities are centered at the Engram College Union Building and the SGC Wellness Center. The Engram College Union houses meeting rooms, a cafe, ballroom, and areas for a variety of student activities. The Wellness Center provides for such sports as volleyball, basketball, swimming, and weight lifting. The South Georgia College Entry Program is a university entry program located on the campus of Valdosta State University. It allows students to complete all developmental studies and college preparatory curriculum deficiencies, plus core college courses, in order to enter the university as a sophomore. All core classes transfer to Valdosta State University. South Georgia College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer associate degrees. It is also accredited by the National League for Nursing. Credits earned at the College are accepted by colleges and universities throughout the nation.

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • WaycrossOkefenokee Technical College
    1701 Carswell Ave
    33.8 mi | 1329 students                      
  • WaycrossSouth Georgia State College - Waycross
    2001 S Georgia Pky
    33.8 mi | 833 students                      
  • TiftonAbraham Baldwin Agricultural College
    2802 Moore Hwy
    39.7 mi | 3233 students                      
  • ValdostaWiregrass Georgia Technical College
    4089 Val Tech Rd
    51.4 mi | 3878 students                      
  • JesupAltamaha Technical College
    1777 W Cherry St
    56.3 mi | 1420 students                      
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,366 per year for in-state students and $6,625 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,906 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.