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North Georgia College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


North Georgia College and State University Color Guard

North Georgia College and State University Color Guard

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North Georgia College Description:

Founded in 1873, North Georgia College & State University is the second oldest public university in Georgia and the first to admit women. 12% of students are enrolled as cadets, and the college takes pride in its status as one of only six Senior Military Colleges in the U.S. NGCSU is designated as The Military College of Georgia and The Leadership Institution of Georgia. The college's iconic Price Memorial Hall with its gold-covered steeple is a former U.S. Mint and a nationally registered historic site. Located in Dahlonega, Georgia, NGCSU sits on a 630-acre campus in the midst of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Students will find many opportunities for outdoor activities in the vicinity. On the athletic front, the NGCSU Saint Bernard's compete in the NCAA Division II Peach Belt Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,413 (5,851 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Scholarships for NGCSU (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $5,600 (in-state); $15,421 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,144
  • Other Expenses: $2,646
  • Total Cost: $17,390 (in-state); $27,211 (out-of-state)

North Georgia College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 74%
    • Loans: 48%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,364
    • Loans: $5,296

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, History, Marketing, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Special Education

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 28%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

North Georgia College Mission Statement:

mission statement from the official NGCSU website

"North Georgia College & State University develops and educates leaders through strong liberal arts, pre-professional, professional, and graduate programs. North Georgia College & State University is proud to be designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and by the Georgia General Assembly as the Military College of Georgia and distinguished as a leadership institution of Georgia.

North Georgia College & State University provides an environment of academic excellence that develops leaders who respect all people, maintain high ethical standards, continue intellectual and personal growth, and serve the community, the state, the nation, and the world."

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