University of North Georgia

country rank  727
world rank  2015

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University Overview

Founded in 1873, University of North Georgia is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Dahlonega (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of North Georgia (UNG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of North Georgia (UNG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 147 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNG
Founded 1873
Motto Truth and Wisdom
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 82 College Circle
Dahlonega
30597-1001 Georgia
United States
Tel +1 (706) 864 1400
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 82 College Circle
Dahlonega 30597-1001
(706) 864 1800
800 498 9581

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of North Georgia's Library
University of North Georgia's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 177,898 physical volumes, 4,674 physical media, 38,554 digital/electronic medium and 300 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of North Georgia's library has 4 branches.
Housing Yes
University of North Georgia provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,773 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

2012


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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