University of North Georgia

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Dahlonega, GA

$3,969

Avg in-state tuition

$14,123

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of North Georgia

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of North Georgia is a large public university located on a rural campus in Dahlonega, Georgia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,019, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 81%. The university offers 43 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 39%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $3,969, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,123.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

81% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

78% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

39% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Considered (not required)

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-25

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1180

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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20k

Students enrolled

71%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

73%

Hispanic

14%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

3%

Unknown

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

31% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

19

Total Online Enrollment

14,107

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

79% On-campus

21% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 8% online

Associate Check Bold 50% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 7% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 50% online

Master's Check Bold 37% online

Doctorate Check Bold 67% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $3,969 $14,123
Graduate $4,140 $16,488

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,440
On-campus room and board $11,140
On-campus other expenses $3,530
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $8,660
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,170
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,330

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $20,079 $30,233
Off-campus without family $18,239 $28,393
Off-campus with family $9,739 $19,893

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

71%

Institution Grant Aid

10%

Pell Grant

31%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,150
State Grant Aid $4,214
Institution Grant Aid $4,257
Pell Grant Aid $4,554

Financial Outlook

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

$37k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Rifle
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • All Track Combined
  • Baseball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC

6

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

7

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

8

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

9

History

BA

MA

DOC

10

Legal Professions And Studies

BA

MA

DOC

11

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

12

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

13

Natural Resources And Conservation

BA

MA

DOC

14

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

15

Physical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

16

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC

17

Public Administration And Social Service Professions

BA

MA

DOC

18

Security And Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

19

Social Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

20

Visual And Performing Arts

BA

MA

DOC

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.