University of North Georgia

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,898
3.62% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,730
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.22%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
81.5%
10,753 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
19,748
67.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
54.5%
604 Graduates

About

University of North Georgia is a higher education institution located in Lumpkin County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of North Georgia were General Business Administration & Management (185 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (164 degrees), and Other Research & Experimental Psychology (135 degrees).

In 2019, 3,213 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Georgia. 61.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,427 degrees), 7.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (330 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Georgia is $3,898, which is $−18,128 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Georgia is $3,898, which is $−18,128 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,730.

In 2019, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,898
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of North Georgia was $3,898. The cost of tuition at University of North Georgia is $−18,128 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$10,730
2019 Value
4.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of North Georgia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,730. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of North Georgia grew by 4.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,600
Room and Board
$1,420
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Georgia was of $9,600 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,420. The cost of room and board increased by 3.78% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.16% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at University of North Georgia received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.9% with respect to 2018, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.22%
2017 Default Rate
266
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Georgia was 7.22%, which represents 266 out of the 3686 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of North Georgia received 10,753 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3.52% annual decline. Out of those 10,753 applicants, 8,762 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.5% acceptance rate.

There were 19,748 students enrolled at University of North Georgia in 2019, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Georgia has an overall enrollment yield of 47.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
8,762
Accepted Out of 10,753

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Georgia was 81.5% (8,762 admissions from 10,753 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 80.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −3.52%, while admissions declined by −2.87%.

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SAT Scores

76%
Submission Percentage
3,137
Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Georgia in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Georgia has a total enrollment of 19,748 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Georgia is 13,297 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,451. This means that 67.3% of students enrolled at University of North Georgia are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of North Georgia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.13% Black or African American, 3.2% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.137% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Georgia in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (33.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.63%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (65.5%), followed by White Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Georgia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,748 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Georgia is 13,297 and the part-time enrollment is 6,451. This means that 67.3% of students enrolled at University of North Georgia are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of North Georgia was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), University of North Georgia had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    14,509
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,647
  3. Black or African American
    815

The enrolled student population at University of North Georgia is 73.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.13% Black or African American, 3.2% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.137% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 168 students (0.851%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 759 more women than men received degrees from University of North Georgia. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of North Georgia is white (2,427 degrees awarded). There were 7.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (330 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Georgia is General Business Administration & Management (185 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (164 degrees) and Other Research & Experimental Psychology (135 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of North Georgia, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (143 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (941 degrees), and History (52 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Elementary & middle school teachers (241,639 people), Other managers (187,238 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (163,446 people), Secondary school teachers (133,207 people), and Postsecondary teachers (131,636 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (143 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (941 degrees), History (52 degrees), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), and Psychology (154 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Surgeons, Dentists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (143 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (941 degrees), History (52 degrees), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), and Psychology (154 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Elementary & secondary schools (678,989 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (329,315 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (254,556 people), Outpatient care centers (180,685 people), and Legal services (142,151 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (143 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (941 degrees), History (52 degrees), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), and Psychology (154 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of North Georgia.
Most Common
  1. 185 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 164 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 135 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Georgia was General Business Administration & Management with 185 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,227
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,986
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,227 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Georgia, which is 0.618 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,986).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 368 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Georgia in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.675 times less than the 545 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 545 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Georgia in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.48 times more than the 368 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 28% of students graduating from University of North Georgia completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (61.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Georgia is Female and White (61.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.32% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,427 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    330 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    134 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Georgia is white (2,427 degrees awarded). There were 7.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (330 degrees).

1.15% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,489 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    938 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of North Georgia is white female (1,489 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (938 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Georgia has an endowment valued at nearly $65.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $722k (1.1%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of North Georgia had a total salary expenditure of $248M. University of North Georgia employs 237 Assistant professors, 171 Lecturers, and 141 Associate professors. Most academics at University of North Georgia are Female Assistant professors (123), Male Assistant professors(114), and Female Lecturers (106).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Georgia are: Office and Administrative Support, with 227 employees, Management, with 217 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 192 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$65.3M
2019 Endowment
2%
growth from 2018

University of North Georgia has an endowment valued at about $65.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Georgia grew 2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.9M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of North Georgia received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$110M
2019 Salaries
6.12%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of North Georgia paid a median of $110M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($248M) and a 6.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.4% growth from 2017 and a 9.7% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$47.1M
Instructional Salaries
740
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of North Georgia paid a total of $47.1M to 740 employees working as instructors, which represents 43% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
237 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
227 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Georgia were Assistant professor with 237 employees; Lecturer with 171 employees; and Lecturer with 141 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Georgia were Office and Administrative Support with 227 employees; Management with 217 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 192 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Georgia was Female Assistant professor with 123 employees, Male Assistant professor with 114 employees, and Female Lecturer with 106 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of North Georgia.

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