Georgia Highlands College: Narrative Description
GEORGIA HIGHLANDS COLLEGE D-2
3175 Cedartown Hwy., SE
PO Box 1864 Rome, GA 30162-1864
Web Site: http://www.floyd.edu/
State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University System of Georgia. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 226-acre small town campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 3,410. 2,079 applied, 84% were admitted. 14% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 11% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 35% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs. Study abroad program.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: minimum 2.2 high school GPA. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous, continuous for nonresidents.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $20. Area resident tuition: $870 full-time, $65 per hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3183 full-time, $257 per hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $99 full-time, $99 per term part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: Floyd Association of Nursing Students, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Club, Black Awareness Society, Political Science Association. Major annual events: Tower Hour, Welcome Back Cookout, Spring Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Georgia Highlands Library plus 1 other with 65,090 books, 19,204 microform titles, 267 serials, 9,207 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page.
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