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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 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012
AD 397 418 422 411
DBJ 129 156 166 157
JOUR 311 329 335 312
MMA 266 293 264 257
PR 370 364 320 297

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 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012
MA 64 72 66 101
MFA 17
PHD 28 24 34 36

** MFA program welcomes first cohort


Degrees Conferred

2015-2016 2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012
A.B.J. 610 531 562 599 573
MA 45 25 47 50 40
PHD 5 6 11 9 4
TOTALS 660 562 620 658 617


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# of Grady majors # of students still enrolled # of students withdrawn # graduated from another college/school # of Grady graduates mean time-to-degree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*
mean time-to-degree
as Grady major*
2002 362 0 5 25 332 11.7 5.2
2003 443 0 7 25 411 11.8 6.0
2004 415 0 10 28 377 11.9 7.2
2005 420 0 6 30 384 11.8 6.3
2006 484 0 10 39 435 11.6 6.2
2007 472 1 4 25 442 11.6 6.2
2008 474 0 13 23 438 11.5 6.2
2009 477 0 7 26 444 11.5 6.1
2010 446 2 7 43 394 11.5 6.4
2011 510 6 12 101 391 11.4 7.0
2012 388 42 4 50 292 10.8 6.6

* Mean time to degree figures are based on three semesters each year.

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# of Grady majors # of students still enrolled # of students withdrawn # graduated from another college/school # of Grady graduates mean time-to-degree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*
mean time-to-degree
as Grady major*
2002 72   1 7 64 9.0 4.7
2003 37     1 36 8.6 5.1
2004 14   1 1 12 8.7 6.1
2005 17     1 16 8.3 5.9
2006 25   1 2 22 8.9 5.3
2007 32     1 31 9.3 6.0
2008 16     2 14 8.9 6.2
2009 48     2 46 9.0 5.8
2010 23   1   22 7.9 5.0
2011 27   4 5 18 8.6 5.7
2012 24 1 2   21 8.9 6.9
2013 13 2     11 7.5 5.3

* Mean time to degree figures are based on three semesters each year.


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
2002 362 332 67.4 90.9 91.2
2003 443 411 63.7 91.8 92.1
2004 415 377 61.7 87.1 90.1
2005 420 384 61.2 89.4 91.2
2006 484 435 64.5 88.8 89.7
2007 472 442 72.2 92.9 93.2
2008 474 438 74.1 93.1 92.4
2009 477 444 75.9 94.0 92.9
2010 446 394 72.4 90.2 88.3
2011 510 391 64.3 22.1 76.7
2012 388 292 75.3 94.3 75.3

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
2002 72 64 58.3 84.7 87.5
2003 37 36 81.1 94.6 94.6
2004 14 12 42.9 85.7 85.7
2005 17 16 76.5 94.1 94.1
2006 25 22 60.0 88.0 88.0
2007 32 31 59.4 87.5 93.8
2008 16 14 68.8 81.3 87.5
2009 48 46 58.3 93.8 95.8
2010 23 22 87.0 95.7 95.7
2011 27 18 57.9 63.0 66.7
2012 24 21 54.2 87.5 87.5
2013 13 11 84.6 84.6 84.6


Source: Office of Institutional Research, 8/11/16