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Students (Fall 2015)

  • Enrollment: 17,289
  • Gender: 56% Female, 44% Male
  • Full-Time: 68%
  • Race/Ethnicity:
    -American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.2%
    -Asian: 3.2%
    -Black or African American: 4.2%
    -Hispanic: 10.6%
    -Multiracial: 2.6%
    -Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
    -White: 77.5%
    -Unknown: 1.6%
  • Undergraduate: 16,729 (97%)
    -Associate: 6,780 (41%)
    -Baccalaureate: 9949 (59%)
  • Graduate: 560 (3%)
  • Countries Represented: 56
    -International Students: 263
  • States Represented: 46
  • Georgia Counties Represented: 133

UNG Enrollment

Athletics

  • Mascot: Nigel the Nighthawk
  • Number of Teams: 13
  • NCAA Division II
  • Member of the Peach Belt Conference
  • Modern Athletic Facilities

Campuses

  • Blue Ridge Campus
    -83 Dunbarton Farm Rd., Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    -Phone: (706)-946-5460
  • Cumming Campus:
    -300 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, GA. 30040
    -Phone: (470)239-3102
  • Dahlonega Campus:
    -82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA. 30597
    -Phone: (706)864-1400
  • Gainesville Campus:
    -3820 Mundy Mill Rd., Oakwood, GA. 30566
    -Phone: (678)717-3639
  • Oconee Campus:
    -1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy, Watkinsville, GA. 30677
    -Phone: (706)310-6201

Academics

  • Academic Colleges: 5
  • Most Popular Baccalaureate Majors:
    -Biology
    -Management
    -Psychology
    -Criminal Justice
    -Marketing
  • 6 Year Baccalaureate Graduation Rate (Fall 2008 cohort): 53%
  • 1 Year Baccalaureate Retention (Fall 2013 cohort): 80%
  • 1 Year Associate Retention (Fall 2013 cohort): 69%

Admissions

  • Baccalaureate:
    -Number of Applicants: 6,803
    -Acceptance Rate: 68%
    -Percent Admitted Who Enrolled: 58%
    -Average SAT of First-Time Freshmen: 1101
    -Average HS GPA of First-Time Freshmen: 3.55
  • Associate:
    -Number of Applicants: 2,562
    -Acceptance Rate: 97%
    -Percent Admitted Who Enrolled: 73%
    -Average SAT of First-Time Freshmen: 945
    -Average HS GPA of First-Time Freshmen: 3.00

Corps of Cadets

  • One of only 6 Senior Military Colleges in the United States
  • Enrollment (Fall 2015): 744
  • Gender: 15% Female, 85% Male
  • Race/Ethnicity:
    -American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.5%
    -Asian: 4.2%
    -Black or African American: 5.5%
    -Hispanic: 6.5%
    -Multiracial: 4.6%
    -Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
    -White: 78.4%
    -Unknown: 0.3%
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%

Traditions

  • Colors: Blue & Gold
  • Bugle Calls:
    -Reveille; played every morning at 7:00am
    -Retreat/To the Colors; played every afternoon at 5:00pm
    -Taps; Played at midnight (2am on Fridays and Saturdays) to signal end of day
  • Drill Field
    -Located at the heart of the Dahlonega campus, the drill field plays a central role in student life.

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