Enrollment by Undergraduate Major

Grady College's four undergraduate majors (A.B.J.)

Advertising (AD) | Entertainment and Media Studies (EMST) | Journalism (JOUR) | Public Relations (PR)
Fall 2017Fall 2016Fall 2015Fall 2014Fall 2013
AD409406397418422
DBJ00129156166
JOUR/DBJ433435311329335
MMA/EMST272277266293264
PR379373370364320

* Combined figured for degrees

The Grady College offers three graduate degrees

Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (MA) | Master of Fine Arts in Narrative Media Writing (MFA) ** | Ph.D. in Mass Communication (PHD)
Fall 2017Fall 2016Fall 2015Fall 2014Fall 2013
MA11670647266
MFA533717
PHD3529282434

Degrees Conferred

2016-20172015-20162014-20152013-20142012-20132011-2012
A.B.J.573611531562599573
MA374625475040
PHD6561194
TOTALS616662562620658617

Time to Degree

First-time, Full-time Freshmen

Freshman Cohort Fall Term# of Grady majors# of students still enrolled# of students withdrawn# graduated from another college/school# of Grady graduatesmean time-to-degree overall @ UGA*mean time-to-degree as Grady major*
20084740131744411.56.4
2009477062045011.56.2
2010447081941911.56.5
20115142131548411.57.3
2012462071943511.37.4
2013460681642711.38.4
201446310922332510.810

Note: The enrollment data are through Summer 2019. The graduation data are through Spring 2019.

* The average time for students to earn their first undergraduate degree in a college after enrolling into the university.

** The average time for students to earn their first undergraduate degree in a college after enrolling into that college.

Full-time Transfer Sophomores


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Note: The enrollment data are through Summer 2019. The graduation data are through Spring 2019.

* The average time for students to earn their first undergraduate degree in a college after enrolling into the university.

** The average time for students to earn their first undergraduate degree in a college after enrolling into that college.

Retention & Graduation (Campus)

First-time, Full-time Freshmen

Freshman Cohort Fall Term# of Grady majors# of Grady graduates% of Grady majors graduate w/ Grady degree 4 Yrs/less% of Grady majors graduate w/ Grady degree 5 Yrs/less% of Grady majors graduate w/ Grady degree 6 Yrs/less
200847444474.99393.7
200947745076.793.194.1
201044741973.293.593.7
201151448478.493.293.8
201246243581.893.394.2
201346042777.492.8N/A
201446332570.2*N/AN/A

* The graduation data are through Spring 2019. †The percentage of students who earn their first undergraduate degree in a college within 4 years of entering into the university.

Full-time Transfer Sophomores


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* The graduation data are through Spring 2019. †The percentage of students who earn their first undergraduate degree in a college within 4 years of entering into the university.