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About University of North Georgia

University of North Georgia Overview

University of North Georgia is a public, state school in a small town setting in Dahlonega, Georgia. University of North Georgia was founded in 1873 and now enrolls around 19,793 students a year, including 19,019 undergrads. University of North Georgia offers housing for students.

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2021 University of North Georgia Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
In-State Tuition $5,596
Out-of-State $19,754
Percent of Need Met 57.7%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,932

Is University of North Georgia a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a look at to get a better idea of what University of North Georgia offers and if it sounds like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of North Georgia

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 77% of students who start at University of North Georgia come back the next year.University of North Georgia's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 52%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook University of North Georgia Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with University of North Georgia directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of North Georgia's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. University of North Georgia's endowment was valued at $68 million in 2021, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $6,855 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of North Georgia

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. University of North Georgia meets 57.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of North Georgia full-time are awarded $7,932 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $10,673 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of North Georgia. Based on this information, how does University of North Georgia sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of North Georgia a good school for you?

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Where is University of North Georgia Located?

University of North Georgia is located in the small town setting of Dahlonega, Georgia, less than an hour from Atlanta.

If you want to see University of North Georgia for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 400 to Dahlonega, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

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College Info

82 College Circle Dahlonega, GA 30597

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of North Georgia Application Deadline

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University of North Georgia Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$20,432

In State

$34,590

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,596
$19,754
Fees
$1,866
$1,866
Housing
$11,510
$11,510
Books
$1,460
$1,460

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of North Georgia is like? There are approximately 19,793 students enrolled at University of North Georgia, including 19,019 undergraduate students and 774 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from GA and 2% percent of students are from other states.

68%

Full Time

32%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

19,793

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,462

Out-of-State

$21,620

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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