Georgia Highlands College: Review & Facts

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Georgia Highlands College is a medium four-year, public school with 5,750 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1970 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Rome, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
4
Few
Associate's degree and bachelor's degree are available at Georgia Highlands College.

GHC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 4 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Dental, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Georgia Highlands College is relatively low at 61% (below Georgia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Georgia Highlands College is very low: 11%. Nearly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Georgia Highlands College is reasonable, 22:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,300
Medium
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - $8,300 per year. The additional fees at GHC (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000; which totals $9,300 per year.

Read the details about Georgia Highlands College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
According to government data, 3,147 applications were submitted and 2,109 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Georgia Highlands College is $30.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Georgia Highlands College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (800) 332-2406 or check Georgia Highlands College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Georgia Highlands College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Georgia Highlands College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Georgia Highlands College.

Based on the college crime data, Georgia Highlands College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Georgia Highlands College Location and Maps



Post Address: Georgia Highlands College, 3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E., Rome, Georgia 30161-3897, USA
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