UNG

University of North Georgia

82 College Cir, Dahlonega, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    35
  • Class Notes
    20
  • Textbook Notes
    12
  • Study Guides
    3
  • Currently Enrolled
    50
  • Previously Enrolled
    107

Overview of University of North Georgia (UNG)

About this school

University of North Georgia (formerly North Georgia College and State University), founded in 1873, is a public, military university. Its 150-acre campus, on the site of the original U.S. Government Gold Mint, is located in Dahlonega, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:18,173
    • Men:7,961 Men (43.8%)
    • Women:10,212 Women (56.2%)

Location

Admission Information (UNG)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of North Georgia is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 2
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
82 College Circle
City, State, Zip
Dahlonega, GA 30597
Phone
(706) 864-1800
Fax
(706) 864-1478
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Proof of immunization required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
3581 admitted students enrolled
Men
3171 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.60
375 And Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
29%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
551 average |510-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
19%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
68%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |23-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
58%
• Score 18 - 23
33%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNG)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,395|Out-of-state: $21,483 (32.08%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,800 (46.84%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,420 (6.16%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,440 (14.92%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of North Georgia accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 20
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001585
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
3,190 (87.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,327 (72.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,199 (94.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,378 (62.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$10,077
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,998 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,059
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,077 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,283
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,952 (88.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
311 (8.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,212

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
9,980 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
7,603 (76.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,212 (94.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,401 (61.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$14,234
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,952 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,948
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,010 (97.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,720
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7,132 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
562 (4.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,349

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$12,345
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,195

Academics & Instruction (UNG)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


678

Part-Time Faculty


306

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


48%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 17% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 28% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 59% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
629,920
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
3500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of North Georgia provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


27.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.3%

Programs & Majors (UNG)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Physical Therapy

Master's Programs of Study (21)


  • Anthropology
  • Art Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education

Campus Life (UNG)

Location & Geography

Population


6,049

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Atlanta

Campus Size


1,077 acres

Weather


Temperature
32 average low in January, 87 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Gainesville
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Gainesville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


22% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


81%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
St. Bernard
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of North Georgia offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, commuter council, graduate student senate, student activities board, greek organizations

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


12,712

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
18,173
Women
10,212
Men
7,961

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.0% Asian
  • 4.3% Black/African-American
  • 12.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 75.7% White
  • 0.9% Unknown

International Students


1.7% from 96 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


609

Student Resources (UNG)

Study resources