University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, GA 30597
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University of North Georgia is one of the twenty-nine public 4-year colleges in Georgia. The campus is located in Dahlonega town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 18,782 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,964 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 3,211 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%). Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of North Georgia's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,244, and fees were $1,177. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,657 and $1,177 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Number of Students18,782
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 17 146
Master's degree 5 24
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 1

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Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1980 - 12/12/2015
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
02/01/2000 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1990 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT910 to 1130
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $40

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$154/credit
In State Students$154/credit
Out of State Students$550/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$225/credit
In State Students$225/credit
Out of State Students$898/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,930 $6,930 $24,750
ADN 70 $10,780 $10,780 $38,500
BSN 125 $19,250 $19,250 $68,750
FNP 50 $11,250 $11,250 $44,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of University of North Georgia's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 34% $4,310
Other Federal Grant 3% $476
State Grant & Scholarships 67% $3,851
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 9% $3,966
Federal Student Loans 32% $4,826
Private Loans 3% $7,470


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,631
$30,001 to $48,000$8,389
$48,001 to $75,000$10,303
$75,001 to $110,000$11,970
Over $110,000$12,190

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.
University of North Georgia
82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597

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