University of North Georgia: Statistics

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Acceptance rate
81%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
19,036
Graduates
712
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ung.edu

University of North Georgia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 81% 82% 81%
Applicants 10,753 4,702 6,051
Admissions 8,762 3,851 4,911
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,862 1,759 2,103
Freshmen enrolled part time 295 139 156

4,564 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,449 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
3,137 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of North Georgia are 990-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,114 or 27%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of North Georgia are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 14509 (74%)
Hispanic 2647 (13%)
Black or African American 815 (4%)
Asian 631 (3%)
Two or more races 629 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 281 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 168 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 27 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 17 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,972
Students receiving aid
88%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $3,898$4,140
Tuition in-state $3,898$4,140
Tuition out-of-state $13,851$16,488
Fee in-district $1,331$1,876
Fee in-state $1,331$1,876
Fee out-of-state $1,331$1,876

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,772
Combined charge for room and board $10,014
Room charge $5,954
Meal charge $4,060

University of North Georgia Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 907
Business Administration and Management, General 185
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 164 2
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 102 41
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 135
Elementary Education and Teaching 131
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 126
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 119
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 106
Accounting 98
Computer and Information Sciences, General 66
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 41 12
Finance, General 53
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 52
History, General 49 3
Communication and Media Studies, Other 52
Human Services, General 44 3
Political Science and Government, General 46
English Language and Literature, General 45
Business & Commerce, General 44
Information Science & Studies 37
Sociology 35
Fine & Studio Arts, General 33
International Relations and Affairs 20 12
Mathematics, General 32
Physical Therapy & Therapist 30
Chemistry, General 29
General Studies 28
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 25
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 15 9
Environmental Studies 23
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 21
Community Psychology 19
Athletic Training & Trainer 18
Physics, General 17
Curriculum and Instruction 16
Commercial and Advertising Art 14
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 8
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 8
Music Performance, General 7
Art Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Public Administration 4
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 3
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance 3
Social Science Teacher Education 3
National Security Policy Studies 2
Music Teacher Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 922 1,964 204 30
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 38% 31% 43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

Publications & Citations

Publications
939
Citations
5,020

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
285 / 1,437
Computer Science
149 / 1,237
Medicine
135 / 1,032
Psychology
123 / 769
Business
115 / 884
Engineering
88 / 549
Biology
71 / 321
Mathematics
71 / 379
Art & Design
66 / 146
Environmental Science
64 / 234
Physics
62 / 755
Sociology
59 / 226
Political Science
56 / 200
Economics
47 / 31
Chemistry
40 / 136
Math Teachers
39 / 224
Demography
34 / 394
Education Majors
34 / 252
History
33 / 25
Physical Therapy
31 / 490
Communications and Public Relations
31 / 158
Social Psychology
30 / 279
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
28 / 312
Health Science
26 / 88
Materials Science
24 / 107
Ecology
24 / 136
Astrophysics and Astronomy
22 / 445
Computer Networking
20 / 151
Marketing
20 / 258
Multimedia
19 / 82
Media Studies
18 / 24
Geography and Cartography
18 / 40
Sports Medicine
17 / 156
Classics and Ancient History
16 / 1
Criminology and Criminal Justice
16 / 11
Cognitive Science
15 / 91
Advertising
15 / 196
Clinical Psychology
14 / 43
Geology
14 / 34
Management Information Systems
14 / 215

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 0
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 1
1994 1 2
1995 1 1
1996 1 0
1997 4 4
1998 1 3
1999 1 6
2000 1 6
2001 2 10
2002 0 14
2003 1 0
2004 1 12
2005 5 9
2006 0 15
2007 3 13
2008 3 12
2009 5 27
2010 3 24
2011 1 40
2012 4 40
2013 20 46
2014 60 115
2015 83 151
2016 117 303
2017 106 495
2018 99 617
2019 168 764
2020 158 1336

Notable alumni

  1. Doug Collins

    Doug Collins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the University of North Georgia
    In 1988 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerlawyerpastorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Douglas Allen Collins is an American attorney and former politician who served as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district from 2013 to 2021. A member of the Republican Party and a political supporter of former US President Donald Trump, he previously served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007, representing the 27th district, which includes portions of Hall County, Lumpkin County and White County. Collins also serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Air Force Reserve with the rank of lieutenant colonel.

  2. William B. Garrett III

    William B. Garrett III
    Enrolled in the University of North Georgia
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in history
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    William Burke Garrett III was a lieutenant general in the United States Army who last served as the deputy commander of United States European Command. Prior to that, he served as the deputy commanding general of United States Army Forces Command.

  3. Matt Gurtler

    Matt Gurtler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Matthew Levi Gurtler is an American politician who served as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from the 8th district from 2017 to 2021. A Republican, he unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives seat for Georgia's 9th congressional district in the 2020 election.

  4. William Gayler

    William Gayler
    Enrolled in the University of North Georgia
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in marketing
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    William K. Gayler is a United States Army major general who most recently served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Africa Command from July 2020 to June 2021. Previously, he served as the Director of Operations of the United States Africa Command. Gayler earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from North Georgia College in 1988. He later received a master's degree in military arts and sciences from the Army Command and General Staff College and a second master's degree in national security strategy from the National War College.

  5. Mary Irene Stanton

    Mary Irene Stanton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1862-1946 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    librarianteacher
    Biography

    Mary Irene Stanton was an American teacher and the founder of the El Paso Public Library. She was born in Georgia and taught for many years before the founding of the library, and continued to teach after leaving her position as president of the El Paso Public Library Association.

  6. Joseph Jarrard

    Joseph Jarrard
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the University of North Georgia
    Graduated with Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
    Graduated with Master of Education
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Joseph F. Jarrard is a United States Army Major General who is the Deputy Commanding General for Army National Guard of the United States Army Europe and Africa since April 1, 2019. Previously, he served as the Adjutant General of the Georgia National Guard. Raised in Gainesville, Georgia, Jarrard graduated from North Georgia College with a B.B.A. degree in accounting in 1988. He later earned a Master of Education degree from North Georgia College and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the Army War College. His twin brother James Jarrard is also an Army major general.

General info

Alternative names UNG
Founded 1873
Motto Truth and Wisdom
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar September to May
Total FTE staff 1,916
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 82 College Circle
Dahlonega, Georgia, 30597
United States
City population 5,000
Phone 7068641400

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