Back to Top
Skip to Site Search Skip to Utility Nav Skip to Top Nav Skip to Content
Close Main Menu

Programs for High School Students

The University of North Georgia offers a variety of programs for high school students. You may take college courses on any of our 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...

  • high school students
  • high school students at oconee open house
  • High school summer scholars program
  • high school student in library
  • UNG representative talking to a high school student
  • cadets helping students over the wall at the national leadership challenge
  • high school students at spelling bee

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!  Read more about dual and joint enrollment at UNG. Interested in learning Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, or German?  Check out the new Summer Accel Language Institute (free tuition and fees for Georgia residents)!

Campus Tours, Open House and Information:  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

Leadership Challenge: Looking for one of 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 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.

UNG follows Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 for web accessibility. If you require the content on this web page in another format, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

Back to Top