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Georgia Highlands College

Rome, GA 2-Year Public

About Georgia Highlands College

Georgia Highlands College is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Rome, GA, less than an hour from Atlanta.

Founded in 1970, Georgia Highlands College currently enrolls around 6,168 students a year, including 6,168 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Georgia Highlands College's endowment was valued at $42,041 in 2021. The school spends $8,175 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Georgia Highlands College

Acceptance rate: 70%

Average GPA: 3.02

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: July 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Georgia Highlands College's acceptance rate?

Georgia Highlands College is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Georgia Highlands College is 70 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.02 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Georgia Highlands College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Georgia Highlands College, around 64 percent return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Georgia Highlands College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Georgia Highlands College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

3175 Cedartown Highway Rome, GA 30161

Campus Setting: Suburban

Georgia Highlands College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia Highlands College is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia Highlands College is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Georgia Highlands College ACT Scores

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Georgia Highlands College SAT Scores

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Georgia Highlands College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,544

In State

$10,896

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,280
$8,632
Fees
$1,064
$1,064
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Georgia Highlands College is like? There are approximately 6,168 students enrolled at Georgia Highlands College. 43% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from GA and 1% percent of students are from other states.

43%

Full Time

57%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,168

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,344

Out-of-State

$9,696

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 15
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