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Georgia Highlands College
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  • 4 Year
  • ROME, GA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B
  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 HWY SE
ROME, GA 30161
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 28
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
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$6,823 / 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
$5,216 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 79 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 77 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 77 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Science in Building Information Modeling Management

academic spotlight

The technology used in engineering & construction is rapidly advancing. Proficiency in digital skills is a must for the construction industry. BIMM is the technology-driven process for estimating, creating & managing information and visuals on a construction project. A building information model represents a 3D version of every aspect of the project, from facade to foundation to structural steel.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    43%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,042 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,198
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Calm
    40%
  • Stressed
    40%
  • Nerdy
    20%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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