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University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, GA 30597
United States

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 regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The University of North Georgia, with more than 130 years of experience educating future leaders, provides a culture of academic excellence in a student-focused environment that includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.  The University of North Georgia’s educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally.

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and the residential ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's soccer, mixed rifle and women's cross country.

The University of North Georgia has five schools: College of Arts and Letters, Mike Cottrell College of Business, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Education and College of Health Professions.

At the undergraduate level, degrees offered at UNG include: Associate of Applied Science (AAS); Associate of Arts (AA); Associate of Science (AS); Associate of Science-Nursing (ASN); Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).

Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).

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.

UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Dahlonega, Gainesville, Oconee County and Cumming and are close to vibrant retail areas, outdoor recreation via Lake Lanier and the Appalachian Trail, and the rich multicultural activities of metro Atlanta.

The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, the UNG Complete College Georgia plan seeks to transform educational attainment in the northern part of the state, making the regions of Northeast Georgia and North Georgia Mountains one of the most vibrant and dynamic areas in Georgia and the Southeast.

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