Georgia Highlands College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

3175 Cedartown Highway

Rome, GA 30161

(706) 295-6339

(800) 332-2406

Fax: (706) 295-6341



Contact: Todd Jones

Director of Admissions
Main Address

3175 Cedartown Highway

Rome, GA 30161

(706) 802-5000

www.highlands.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,700

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,206

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,700

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Required for Some: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT

Important admission factors:

Academic GPA

Considered:

Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized Test Scores

A note about the college’s admission requirements: 2.0 college prep or 2.2 technical prep GPA required. SAT or ACT required for admissions into nursing and dental hygiene programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticulture Science A
Landscaping A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Education

Education – General A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Nursing (RN) A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A
Urban Studies A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Georgia Highlands College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 332-2406
Website:www.highlands.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.gafutures.org/college-planning/applications-and-transcripts
Address:3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E., Rome, GA 30161-3897
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,013
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,867 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,245
Out-of-state Tuition:$9,320
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,672

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Georgia Highlands College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Georgia Highlands College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Georgia Highlands College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Georgia Highlands College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,245
Out-of-state$9,320
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid83982%
Grant or scholarship aid74973%$4,672
Student loan aid25725%$4,174

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,48661%$3,921
Federal student loans1,80631%$4,406

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Georgia Highlands College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Georgia Highlands College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Georgia Highlands College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,013
Undergraduate enrollment6,013
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Georgia Highlands College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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