University of North Georgia

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College in January 2013. In addition to housing the Military College of Georgia, the university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs. The university has campuses in Dahlonega, Cumming, Gainesville, and Oconee County. 

Founded 1873 

Undergraduate enrollment 14,851 

Graduate enrollment 604 


In-state tuition $3,978/year 

Out-of-state tuition $14,045/year 

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 85% 

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

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 1017 

SAT score breakdown 511, critical reading; 506, math; does not presently use writing score in admissions 

Average class size for freshman courses 25 

Popular majors applied environmental spatial analysis, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, education, physics, political science