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University of North Georgia Overview

University of North Georgia is a public institution located in Dahlonega, Georgia. Dahlonega is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is University of North Georgia Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$24,556 Avg Cost After Aid
81% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at UNG is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UNG.
  • In <nil>, 75% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UNG with a bachelor's degree make about $46,829 a year. That's 15% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is 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 Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNG?

81% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
29% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 81%, UNG may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.

Average Test Scores

About 29% 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 530 and 623. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 530 to 623 )

SAT Math Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 510 to 600 )
UNG received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of North Georgia  ( 20 to 26 )

Can I Afford University of North Georgia?

$24,556 Net Price
24% Take Out Loans
1.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNG is $24,556. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UNG, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $5,721 a year. That adds up to $22,884 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNG is 1.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of North Georgia Undergraduate Student Diversity

12,039 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,143 undergraduate students at UNG, with 12,039 being full-time and 6,104 being part-time.


There are also 829 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,039 full-time undergraduates at UNG, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 374
Black or African American 408
Hispanic or Latino 1,724
White 8,766
International Students 186
Other Races/Ethnicities 581

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

2,816 Took All Classes Online
9,107 Took At Least One Class Online
51.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 27 master’s degree programs available online at UNG. In 2020-2021, 9,107 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 28th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UNG

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Georgia was 51.6%. This is the #657 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNG regardless of major.

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%.


*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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