Georgia Highlands College

Rome, GA

Georgia Highlands College

Rome, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$3,344

$9,696

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,338
Declined 578
Total Received 1,916
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Public

6,168

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Georgia Highlands College, founded in 1970, is a four-year unit within the University System of Georgia. It provides six instructional sites in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville, Georgia.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,168
Established in 1970
Coeducational Coeducational

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20-acre campus in Rome (population: 36,375).

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Georgia Highlands College
3175 Cedartown Highway
Rome
30161

Top Organizations

  • Brother 2 Brother
  • Gaming Club
  • Green Highlands
  • Soccer Club
  • Political Science & Criminal Justice Club

Top Events

  • Fall Frenzy
  • Spring Fling
  • Week of Welcome
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Other security measures
  • emergency phone/email alert system

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline July 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.02

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,338
Declined 578
Total Received 1,916

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $2,280
Additional fees $1,064
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $600
Total $5,144
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Softball

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1
NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Human Services, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

6,168

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

6,168
students

Female
62%
3,811

Male
38%
2,357

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

43%

2,653
students

Female
60%
1,577

Male
40%
1,076

57%

3,515
students

Female
64%
2,234

Male
36%
1,281

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

403

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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