Total Enrollment 5,219
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 24 : 1

Georgia Highlands College
3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E., Rome, Georgia 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College, a two-year unit of the University System of Georgia under the governance of the Board of Regents, was founded in 1970 to provide educational opportunities for the physical, intellectual, and cultural development of a diverse population in seven northwest Georgia counties. With the advent of distance learning technologies, specialty programs, off-campus centers, collaborative arrangements, and cooperative degree programs with technical institutes, the College has expanded its scope of influence beyond the institution's original geographical area. The philosophy of Georgia Highlands College is expressed in the beliefs that education is essential to the intellectual, physical, economic, social, emotional, more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus Setting Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Admissions Office Phone 1-800-332-2406
Admissions Office Address Heritage Hall 415 E. Third Ave. at Glenn Milner Blvd Rome, GA 30161
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website http:// (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $20

In order to be accepted to Georgia Highlands College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
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Max on April 04, 2011 said:

why are the graduation rates so low?

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