The University of North Georgia (UNG), a member of the University System of Georgia, is a leading public university. UNG was formed in 2013 through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University, which was chartered in 1873, and Gainesville State College, which was chartered in 1964.
Today, UNG provides an array of programs and services across multiple campuses to help develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. As one of six federally designated senior military colleges in the nation, the university carries the distinction of The Military College of Georgia. Additionally, UNG is designated as a state leadership institution and has earned the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.