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Grady Facts

Majors & Degrees

The Grady College offers five undergraduate majors (A.B.J.):


• Advertising (AD)
• Digital and Broadcast Journalism (DBJ)
• Journalism (JOUR)
• Mass Media Arts (MMA)
• Public Relations (PR)

Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Fall 2011
AD 418 422 411 417
DBJ 156 166 157 177
JOUR 329 335 312 319
MMA 293 264 257 254
PR 364 320 297 294

The Grady College offers two graduate degrees:


• Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (MA)
• Ph.D. in Mass Communication (PHD)

Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Fall 2011
MA 72 66 101 99
PHD 24 34 36 36


Degrees Conferred

2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011
A.B.J. 531 562 599 573 591
MA 25 47 50 40 38
PHD 6 11 9 4 7
TOTALS 562 620 658 617 636


Time to Degree

Freshman
Freshman Cohort
Fall Term
# of Grady majors # of students still enrolled # of students withdrawn # graduated from another college/school # of Grady graduates mean time-to-degree
overall @ UGA
(semesters)
mean time-to-degree
as Grady major
(semesters)
2001 335   3 10 322 11.7 4.6
2002 304   4 5 295 11.7 4.4
2003 391   6 20 365 11.8 5.1
2004 394   12 33 349 11.9 5.4
2005 395   7 31 357 11.8 5.4
2006 436   13 32 391 11.7 5.2
2007 410   7 19 384 11.6 5.2
2008 403   11 14 378 11.5 5.1
2009 417 2 8 13 394 11.5 5.0
2010 389 22 4 12 351 11.4 5.3
2011 434 314 4 20 96 10.5 5.7

Sophomore
Transfer Sophomore
Fall Term
# of Grady majors # of students still enrolled # of students withdrawn # graduated from another college/school # of Grady graduates mean time-to-degree
overall @ UGA
(semesters)
mean time-to-degree
as Grady major
(semesters)
2001 52   4 1 47 8.6 4.6
2002 65   1 4 60 9.0 4.5
2003 34   0 1 33 8.6 4.8
2004 11   1 1 9 8.2 4.3
2005 15   0 1 14 8.2 4.6
2006 22   0   22 8.9 4.0
2007 31   0 1 30 9.3 4.8
2008 15   0 1 14 8.9 5.0
2009 45   0 1 44 9.0 4.7
2010 23   1   22 7.9 4.6
2011 22 2 2 1 17 8.5 4.6
2012 25 22 1   2 8.5 6.0


Retention & Graduation (Campus)

Freshman
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
2001 335 322 72.5 94.3 95.5
2002 304 295 71.1 96.1 96.4
2003 391 365 64.5 91.8 92.8
2004 394 349 60.2 87.1 87.8
2005 395 357 60.3 89.4 90.1
2006 436 391 63.3 88.8 89.5
2007 410 384 72.0 92.9 93.4
2008 403 378 75.4 93.1 93.8
2009 417 394 78.2 94.0 94.5
2010 389 351 75.1 90.2 90.2
2011 434 96 22.1 22.1 22.1

Sophomore
Transfer Sophomore
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
2001 52 47 59.6 90.4 90.4
2002 65 60 58.5 87.7 90.6
2003 34 33 82.4 94.1 94.1
2004 11 9 45.5 81.8 81.8
2005 15 14 80.0 93.3 93.3
2006 22 22 68.2 100.0 100.
2007 31 30 58.1 87.1 93.6
2008 15 14 73.3 86.7 93.3
2009 45 44 57.6 95.6 97.8
2010 23 22 87.0 95.7 95.7
2011 22 17 59.1 77.3 77.3
2012 25 2 8.0 8.0 8.0

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