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University of North Georgia (Dahlonega, GA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 72%
Applicants who took ACT: 53%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 3%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 26%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 21%
SAT I Math score 700+: 2%
SAT I Math score 600+: 23%
ACT score 24-29: 49%
ACT score 30-36: 3%
ACT score 24+: 52%
Students applied: 5,623
Students admitted: 3,622
Admission rate: 64%
Students per faculty: 21
4-year graduation rate: 30%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,729
Full-time enrolled men: 5,300
Full-time enrolled women: 6,456
Part-time enrolled men: 2,187
Part-time enrolled women: 2,786
Freshmen retained: 81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $5,352
Fees (in state): $1,826
Tuition (out of state): $18,894
Fees (out of state): $1,826
Room and board: $10,138
Est. book expense: $1,364
Total cost (in state): $18,680
Total cost (out of state): $32,222
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,880
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$17,475
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$26,422
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,017
Average debt at graduation: $11,679

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 66%
Average need-based aid: $5,800
Average non-need-based aid: $1,205

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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