University of North Georgia

Overview


Acceptance Rate
78%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
820 - 1020
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
19 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$12,834
Average Salary in 10 Years
$46,200

Note: 10 years after enrolling at University of North Georgia

University of North Georgia is located in Dahlonega, Georgia. It is a large public school part of the University System of Georgia system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 18,173 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 78.1%.

Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Education, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 29% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $37,300.

Map


About


🗺 82 College Circle
Dahlonega, Georgia 30597
State Georgia
🌐www.ung.edu

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into University of North Georgia?
SAT Score Range
820 - 1020
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
19 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
920
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
22
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
65%
Students Submitting ACTs
36%

More students take the SATs than the ACTs.

Admissions


University of North Georgia has around 10,163 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 50% decide to enroll at University of North Georgia. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 10,163 applicants 44% are men and 56% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 127 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 79 men.

University of North Georgia's acceptance rate is 78.1%. The acceptance rate for men is 77.3% and the acceptance rate for women is 78.6%.

Applicants


Who applies to University of North Georgia?
Number of Applicants
10,163
Number of Applicants per Spot
3
per spot
Male Applicants
44%
Female Applicants
56%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into University of North Georgia
University of North Georgia Acceptance Rate
78.1%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
77.3%
Female Acceptance Rate
78.6%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to University of North Georgia?
University of North Georgia Admissions Yield
50%
of accepted students choose to go to University of North Georgia
Male Admissions Yield
52%
Female Admissions Yield
48%

Application


Admission Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements Recommendations not required

Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
29%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
24%
Women Graduation Rate
32%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend University of North Georgia?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$9,362
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$12,834
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$24,945
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$15,458
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$17,500

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$186
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of University of North Georgia would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
63%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

University of North Georgia Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
38%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at University of North Georgia you can visit ung.edu/financial-aid/index.php.

University of North Georgia Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $24,945
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $15,458
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from University of North Georgia?

University of North Georgia students, on average, make $46,200 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from University of North Georgia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
5.5%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at University of North Georgia.
Median Earnings of Students from University of North Georgia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia.
Male Students: Average Earnings from University of North Georgia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia.
Female Students: Average Earnings from University of North Georgia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at University of North Georgia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend University of North Georgia? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
2.0x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at University of North Georgia. Salary is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.8x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at University of North Georgia. Salary is for the number of years after you start at University of North Georgia. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
19
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$73,510
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at University of North Georgia?
Yes
Highest degree: Doctor's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
97%
Undergrads
18,173
Total Students
18,782
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
26%
Students over 25
14%

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
56%
of undergraduates
Men
44%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
Slightly More Women

University of North Georgia has slightly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 79 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 127 women.

International Students
2%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at University of North Georgia
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at University of North Georgia study?
University of North Georgia Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at University of North Georgia are:

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Education
  4. Health Professions and Related Programs
  5. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Approximately 72% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at University of North Georgia?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
81%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
59%
Students Who Transfer Out of University of North Georgia
24%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

University of North Georgia has a retention rate of 81% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
934
5% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Low

University of North Georgia has around 934 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 5% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see University of North Georgia as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in Georgia


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Georgia tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 45% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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ACT Score Range
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Male Acceptance Rate
Female Acceptance Rate
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Tuition, Fees & Housing
Average Earnings in 10 Years
Return on Education
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