Programs for High School Students

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The University of North Georgia offers a variety of programs for high school students.   You may take college courses on any of our four campuses. There are programs that allow you to learn about UNG.  There are summer foreign language programs if you are interested in learning critical languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian.  And there’s more. 

Discover your opportunities

Dual/Joint Enrollment, Accel Program, and Move on When Ready: Take college courses now as a high school student. Receive High School credit AND college credit!  Select your path of study for more information.

Federal Service Language Academy : interested in a job in the FBIUS State DepartmentCIAHomeland Security, or as an officer in the US Armed Forces after you graduate from college? This academy is for you!

Campus Tours:  Come visit our beautiful campuses and see all that they have to offer. See inside classrooms, residence halls and learn about some of our traditions. Select a campus for more information:
Cumming | Dahlonega | Gainesville | Oconee

Open House: Sign up for one of our biggest campus events of the year. Take a guided tour of our campuses, meet with faculty, students, admissions and financial aid representatives. Select a campus for more information:  Cumming | Dahlonega | Gainesville | Oconee

Leadership Challenge: Looking for one of the the most memorable weekends of your life? Want a taste of the leadership development activities that you will experience as a Cadet at UNG? We're looking for those students who want to find out more about themselves so they can more effectively lead others - both now and in the future. Read more about the National Leadership Challenge Weekend.

Academy Day: To be considered for an appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements established by law and be nominated from an authorized person including a member of the United States Senate or the House of Representatives. Academy Day is an opportunity for high school students to learn more about the application process for service academies and to meet with their Members of Congress. The date of the next Academy Day is to be determined.

Foreign Language Competitions : For over 38 years hundreds of high school students and their teachers have participated in University of North Georgia’s Annual Modern Language Day Competition”. Find out how you can compete.

Science Olympiad: For over 10 years, the University of North Georgia has supported the national Science Olympiad www.soinc.org/ by hosting a regional competition. Teams of students compete in areas including biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and math with the top five teams progressing to the state-level tournament. The team that wins at the state level will then compete nationally. The Science Olympiad competition is arranged through your high school. Ask your science department if your high school will send a team to UNG this year!

Summer Camps: Spend the summer at UNG at one of the many summer camps we have to offer. Everything from Sports, Photography, Art, Languages can be found here.

Summer Honors Program: Summer Honors is an academic and leadership experience for high school students between their junior and senior year of high school. Students learn about possible majors and courses they can explore in college. Highlights from past years include astronomy sessions in the planetarium and at the observatory; psychology sessions about memory, neural processing, mate selection theory and Jungian archetypal analysis; political science sessions covering terrorism and utilizing globalism simulation activities; film making and more.

Summer Scholars Program: Are you struggling in your current classes in high school? Would you like to begin to ENJOY the classes that you dread? Come take part in our Summer Scholars Program and gain an advantage.

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