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Study at South Georgia College

South Georgia College, often abbreviated as SGC, is a co-educational, community college located in Douglas, Georgia, United States. It was founded on August 18, 1906 under the name of 11th District A and M School. It was renamed as South Georgia College in 1927, and became the first state-supported two-year college in Georgia. The college campus is spread across 190 acres of urban land.

SGC offers study through the following academic divisions:

  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Humanities and Learning Support
  • Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Education
  • Nursing
The athletics teams of South Georgia College, known as the Tigers, participate in basketball, soccer and softball. They can also participate in club sports and intramural sports, such as, flag football, volleyball, weightlifting, golf, cross country, billiards and table tennis.

Profile of South Georgia College

South Georgia College is located in Douglas, GA (a self-contained town). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by South Georgia College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. South Georgia College is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine and liberal arts.

South Georgia College Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

South Georgia College had 1, 754 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. South Georgia College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"South Georgia college is a two-year residential institution that serves the educational, social, and economic development of the region by providing accessible, high quality student-centered education. Through close collaboration with faculty and staff, students are engaged in educational opportunities that empower them for success in a sustainable global society. South Georgia College prepares students to think critically, communicate proficiently, and act responsibly as civic-minded, environmentally conscious citizens. "

South Georgia College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts117liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine67registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering3information science
Business and Management3MIS, accounting technology, operations management, business, business management
Education and Teaching1teacher aide, education courses
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and safety
Medical administration0health and medical administrative

Contact: South Georgia College

South Georgia College

100 W College Pk Dr

Douglas, GA 31533-5098

General Phone: (912) 260-4220


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