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Georgia Highlands College

Rome, GA

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Overview

Georgia Highlands College is a 2-year institution located in Rome, GA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3175 Cedartown Highway
Rome, GA  30161
United States
Contact Charlene Graham
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: cgraham@highlands.edu
Phone: 706-295-6339
Fax: 706-295-6341

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Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,916
Applied
1,338
Accepted
6,168
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

1,104
Females Applied
779
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

812
Males Applied
559
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.02
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements: Next-Gen Accuplacer Reading 206, Write Placer 2, QAS 216

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen July 15th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

2,280
In-state
8,632
Out-of-state
2,280
In-district
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Fees

1,064
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Student Body

6,168
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.63%
Black or African American 16.39%
White or Caucasian 60.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 1.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 3.9%
Other 0.37%

Gender

Male (38.21%)
Female (61.79%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Frenzy, Spring Fling and Week of Welcome

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Brother 2 Brother, Gaming Club, Green Highlands, Soccer Club and Political Science & Criminal Justice Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency phone/email alert system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

305
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 140
Part-time - 165
Male - 127
Female - 178
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