|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||21:1|
Georgia Highlands College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Georgia Highlands College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,256 and in-state students paid $2,181.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of Georgia Highlands College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,615 (which is 4.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia Highlands College in 2016-2017, was 257, which is 25% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,767 (which is 29% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Georgia Highlands College has enrolled a total of 6,013 students (2,777 students full-time and 3,236 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,013 students, 531 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 691 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 17%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Georgia Highlands College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||75%||312||36|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||0%||2||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Georgia Highlands College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Georgia Highlands College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,400. Last year, out of the total 1,377 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,212 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,251 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,063 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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