About University of North Georgia
University of North Georgia
The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013. Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises four campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia. With about 15,000 students, the University of North Georgia is the state’s seventh-largest public university. The university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.
University of North
Georgia Quick Facts & Honors
-- 15,072 total student enrollment (14,510 Undergraduate & 562 Graduate) - Dahlonega, Gainesville, Cumming & Oconee campuses
-- One of only six senior military colleges in the United States
-- Second oldest public university in Georgia
-- $401 million dollar community impact in 2012
-- Ranked #22 in Public Universities in the South - America's Best Colleges, U.S. News & World Report 2014 Rankings
-- 100 Best Public College Values - Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
-- 2012 USG Regents Teaching Excellence
-- One of only two public universities in Georgia to earn Carnegie Classification as a Community Engaged Campus
Welcome to Dahlonega, Georgia – An Award-Winning, Appalachian Mountain Destination known as “The Heart of the North Georgia Mountains” & “The Heart of Georgia Wine County.” An “Authentic” getaway only an hour north of Atlanta, Dahlonega is the historic site of the first major U.S. Gold Rush and excels in hosting visitors seeking relaxation and “Adventure”. “Arts” and entertainment fill downtown Dahlonega’s National Registered district where preserved architecture surrounds shopping, dining, music, and theater just a gold steeple away from the traditions of UNG. We invite you to rediscover Dahlonega’s golden town with no rush, experience the wine country, rest at your choice of bed & breakfast’s, cabins, or hotels, and explore the endless outdoor adventure.