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Why College? Why UNG?

High School graduates earn $8.00 per hour in the State of Georgia.

UNG Bachelor's Degree holders earn an average
of $18.00 per hour.


High School graduates lost 200,000 jobs in 2012.

College graduates gained 1,676,000 jobs in 2012.


Part-time students pay an average of $42,236.00 for a Bachelor’s degree.

Completing 15 hours every semester saves a total of $15,000 on a Bachelor’s Degree


Only 15% of part-time students  graduate in 6 years.

Completing 15 hours every semester will permit college graduation within 4 years


Delaying college for one year or more can decrease college completion by 50%.

Enrolling in college IMMEDIATELY after high school increases your chance of graduating college by 50%.


Current studies show  the “living wage” (or  hourly wage that will allow you to pay the bills) for the state of Georgia is $16.00.

For more information, contact Sheila Caldwell, Director for Complete College Georgia at UNG. 


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