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 2018Fall 2017Fall 2016Fall 2015
AD414409406397
JOUR/DBJ*418436435440
MMA/EMST*273272277266
PR378379373370

* 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 2018Fall 2017Fall 2016Fall 2015
MA76867064
MFA315337 ** 17
PHD37352928

Degrees Conferred

2017-20182016-20172015-20162014-2015
A.B.J.595573611531
MA48374625
PHD2656
TOTALS645616662562

Time to Degree

First-time, Full-time Freshmen

Freshman Cohort Fall Term# of Grady majors# of students still enrolled# of students withdrawn# of Grady graduatesmean time-to-degree overall @ UGA*mean time-to-degree as Grady major**
20094770274503.842.12
20104470284193.852.22
20115141274863.832.45
20124620274353.772.48
20134601274323.792.81
201446412324203.693.38
201540390172963.193.35

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

Transfer Sophomore Fall Term# of Grady majors# of students still enrolled# of students withdrawn# of Grady graduatesmean time-to-degree overall @ UGA*mean time-to-degree as Grady major**
20094802462.991.93
20102301222.621.68
20112706213.032.10
20122502233.092.38
20131901182.802.15
20143204282.772.70
20154512432.602.54

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
200947745076.70%93.10%94.10%
201044741973.20%93.50%93.70%
201151448678.40%93.20%93.80%
201246243581.80%93.30%94.20%
201346043277.40%93.30%N/A
201446442078.40%N/AN/A
2015*403296N/AN/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

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
2009484693.80%95.80%95.80%
2010232295.70%95.70%95.70%
2011272166.70%77.80%77.80%
2012252388.00%92.00%92.00%
2013191894.70%94.70%N/A
2014322884.40%N/AN/A
2015*4543N/AN/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.