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University of North Georgia is a public institution located in Dahlonega, Georgia. The location of UNG is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

164 Undergraduate Degrees
24 Graduate Degrees
$24,656 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
78% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of North Georgia?

Location of University of North Georgia

Contact details for UNG are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597
Phone: 706-864-1400

How Do I Get Into UNG?

You can apply to UNG online at:

Admission Requirements for UNG

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNG?

78% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
65% Submit SAT Scores
UNG has an acceptance rate of 78%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to UNG submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 450 to 560 )
UNG received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 24. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 18 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 20 to 25 )

Can I Afford University of North Georgia?

$24,656 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
8.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNG is $24,656. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNG, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,039 a year. That adds up to $20,156 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNG is 8.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of North Georgia Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,103 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 19,036 undergraduate students at UNG, with 13,103 being full-time and 5,933 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UNG

There are also 712 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 13,103 full-time undergraduates at UNG, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UNG

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of North Georgia students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UNG Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 424
Black or African American 458
Hispanic or Latino 1,687
White 9,784
International Students 195
Other Races/Ethnicities 555

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at University of North Georgia. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at UNG. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at University of North Georgia

1,219 Took All Classes Online
5,184 Took At Least One Class Online
19.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at UNG. In 2017-2018, 5,184 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNG has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UNG

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Georgia was 19.5%. This is the #564 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNG regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNG ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNG.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #131
Nursing #172

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of North Georgia Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 164 0 2 166
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 1 21 22
TOTAL 164 1 23 188


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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