North Georgia College & State University

North Georgia College & State University serves as one of only six senior military colleges in the U.S. It is the second-oldest public institution of higher learning in Georgia and was the first to admit women. Specializing in leadership training and developing civilian and military leaders since 1873, North Georgia has been designated a leadership institution by the state Board of Regents. Two new residence halls added more than 950 beds in suite-style accommodations this year. A new dining hall will be completed by this fall.

Founded 1873

Undergraduate enrollment 5,467

Graduate enrollment 530


In-state tuition $2,298/semester

Out-of-state tuition $8,286/semester

Georgia freshmen on HOPE Scholarship 83%

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen n/a

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 1107

SAT score breakdown 558, critical reading; 549, math; does not presently use writing score in admissions

Average class size for freshman courses 21

Popular undergraduate majors accounting, biology, business administration, criminal justice, education, nursing

Graduate programs include community counseling, education, education specialist (leadership), nursing, physical therapy, public administration