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Georgia Highlands College
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  • 4 Year
  • ROME, GA

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A+

About

3175 CEDARTOWN HIGHWAY, S.E.
ROME, GA 30161
About Georgia Highlands College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
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From Georgia Highlands College

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves thousands of students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online. GHC is proud to support the local economy with a regional economic impact of over $181 million.

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Georgia Highlands College Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
July 15
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$6,077 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,056 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 77 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 74 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 74 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

A degree in Health Sciences prepares students with an interest in pursuing advanced clinical and non-clinical healthcare degrees or career advancement. Your classes will give you a broad base to build on if you continue your studies in fields such as public health, exercise science, nutrition, or medicine. Or you may choose an undergraduate specialty and go straight into a job after graduation.

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,653 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,515
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
12%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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