University of North Georgia Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More

University of North Georgia
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University of North Georgia Description:

The University of North Georgia is a new institution formed in 2013 by the merging of Gainesville State College and North Georgia College & State University. Both were members of the University System of Georgia. The combined institution has four campuses: Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee. Founded in 1873, North Georgia College & State University was the second oldest public university in Georgia and the first to admit women.

Both before and after the merger, the university stands as one of only six Senior Military Colleges in the U.S., and UNG is designated as The Military College of Georgia and The Leadership Institution of Georgia. On the 630-acre Dahlonega campus, the  iconic Price Memorial Hall with its gold-covered steeple is a former U.S. Mint and a nationally registered historic site. Students can choose from over 100 fields of study with education and business majors being among the most popular. Academics are supported by a 22 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the UNG Nightwaks compete in the NCAA Division II Peach Belt Conference. The university fields 12 intercollegiate sports.

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Admissions Data (2016):

    Enrollment (2016):

    • Total Enrollment: 18,219 (17,704 undergraduates)
    • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
    • 71% Full-time

    Costs (2016 - 17):

    • Tuition and Fees: $4,397 (in-state); $12,752 (out-of-state)
    • Books: $1,364 (why so much?)
    • Room and Board: $10,138
    • Other Expenses: $3,364
    • Total Cost: $19,263 (in-state); $27,618 (out-of-state)

      University of North Georgia Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

      • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 89%
      • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
        • Grants: 82%
        • Loans: 34%
      • Average Amount of Aid
        • Grants: $5,387
        • Loans: $5,185

      Academic Programs:

      Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

      • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
      • Transfer Out Rate: 22%
      • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 28%
      • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

      Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

      • Men's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Baseball
      • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Softball, Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Golf

      Data Source:

      National Center for Educational Statistics

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      University of North Georgia Mission Statement:

      mission statement from http://ung.edu/about/mission.php

      "The University of North Georgia, a regional multi-campus institution and premier senior military college, provides a culture of academic excellence in a student-focused environment that includes quality education, service, inquiry and creativity. This is accomplished through broad access to comprehensive academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia."

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