University of North Georgia

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,705

1.56% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,151

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.82%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

78.1%

10,163 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

18,782

68.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

53.6%

474 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 (194 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (163 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (126 degrees).

In 2017, 3,097 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Georgia. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,458 degrees), 8.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (296 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Georgia is $3,705, which is $-17,028 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Georgia is $3,705, which is $-17,028 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,151.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,705

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of North Georgia was $3,705. The cost of tuition at University of North Georgia is $-17,028 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,151

2017 Value

5.65%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of North Georgia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,151. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of North Georgia grew by 5.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,070

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Georgia was of $9,070 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 3.61% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.71% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at University of North Georgia received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.35% with respect to 2016, when 68% 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.

8.82%

2016 Default Rate

326

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Georgia was 8.82%, which represents 326 out of the 3695 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 10,163 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.46% annual decline. Out of those 10,163 applicants, 7,934 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.1% acceptance rate.

There were 18,782 students enrolled at University of North Georgia in 2017, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Georgia has an overall enrollment yield of 50%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

7,934

Accepted Out of 10,163

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Georgia was 78.1% (7,934 admissions from 10,163 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 75%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.46%, while admissions grew by 3.55%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

2,560

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Georgia in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Georgia has a total enrollment of 18,782 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Georgia is 12,864 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,918. This means that 68.5% 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 74.7% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% Black or African American, 3.21% Two or More Races, 3% Asian, 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.154% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Georgia in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.2%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (59.2%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and Black or African American Female (4.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Georgia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,782 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Georgia is 12,864 and the part-time enrollment is 5,918. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at University of North Georgia are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 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 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    14,021

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,220

  3. Black or African American

    811

The enrolled student population at University of North Georgia is 74.7% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% Black or African American, 3.21% Two or More Races, 3% Asian, 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.154% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 186 students (0.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 773 more women than men received degrees from University of North Georgia. The majority of degree recipients at University of North Georgia are white (2,458 degrees awarded). There were 8.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (296 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Georgia is General Business Administration & Management (194 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (163 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (126 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 Liberal Arts & Humanities (960 degrees awarded), Education (434 degrees), and History (47 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 (1,982,743 people), Secondary school teachers (339,036 people), Education administrators (282,767 people), Other managers (173,527 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (162,202 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Liberal Arts & Humanities (960 degrees awarded), Education (434 degrees), History (47 degrees), Language & Linguistics (40 degrees), and Protective Services (138 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, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Liberal Arts & Humanities (960 degrees awarded), Education (434 degrees), History (47 degrees), Language & Linguistics (40 degrees), and Protective Services (138 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 (2,929,137 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (365,940 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (333,148 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (161,662 people), and Legal services (150,037 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Georgia are Liberal Arts & Humanities (960 degrees awarded), Education (434 degrees), History (47 degrees), Language & Linguistics (40 degrees), and Protective Services (138 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. 194 degrees awarded

  2. 163 degrees awarded

  3. 126 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Georgia was General Business Administration & Management with 194 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,162

  2. 1,935

In 2017, 1,162 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Georgia, which is 0.601 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,935).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 358 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Georgia in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.613 times less than the 584 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 584 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Georgia in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.63 times more than the 358 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 30% 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, 53% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Georgia is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.844% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,458 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    296 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Georgia is white (2,458 degrees awarded). There were 8.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (296 degrees).

1.23% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,539 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    919 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    206 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of North Georgia is white female (1,539 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (919 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Georgia has an endowment valued at nearly $55.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $126k (0.227%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of North Georgia had a total salary expenditure of $214M. University of North Georgia employs 223 Assistant professors, 168 Lecturers, and 134 Associate professors. Most academics at University of North Georgia are Female Assistant professors (112), Male Assistant professors(111), and Female Lecturers (101).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Georgia are: Office and Administrative Support, with 214 employees, Management, with 203 employees, and Service with 157 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$55.6M

2017 Endowment

6.86%

growth from 2016

University of North Georgia has an endowment valued at about $55.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Georgia grew 6.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.5M 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 2017, 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

$94.3M

2017 Salaries

9.7%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of North Georgia paid a median of $94.3M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($214M) and a 9.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.4% growth from 2015 and a 8.04% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.6M

Instructional Salaries

678

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of North Georgia paid a total of $40.6M to 678 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

223 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

214 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Georgia were Assistant professor with 223 employees; Lecturer with 168 employees; and Lecturer with 134 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Georgia were Office and Administrative Support with 214 employees; Management with 203 employees; and Service with 157 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Georgia was Female Assistant professor with 112 employees, Male Assistant professor with 111 employees, and Female Lecturer with 101 employees.

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

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