Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
Tel: (800)332-2406
5,365 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Georgia Highlands College serves 5,365 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Georgia Highlands College is one of 2 community colleges within Floyd County, GA.
The nearest community college is Georgia Northwestern Technical College (4.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 166 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Georgia Highlands College (GA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 166 staff 98 staff
Georgia Highlands College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 5,365 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,365 students 2,470 students
Georgia Highlands College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 27:1
Georgia Highlands College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,609 students 1,092 students
Georgia Highlands College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,756 students 1,393 students
Georgia Highlands College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Georgia Highlands College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Georgia Highlands College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
5%
Georgia Highlands College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
13%
33%
Georgia Highlands College Black (2006-2014)
% White
77%
48%
Georgia Highlands College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Georgia Highlands College More (2009-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Georgia Highlands College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Georgia Highlands College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.39 0.65
Georgia Highlands College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,443 is more than the state average of $2,378. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,945 is more than the state average of $4,300. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,443 $2,378
Georgia Highlands College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,945 $4,300
Georgia Highlands College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80% 93%
Georgia Highlands College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,378 per year for in-state students and $4,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,896 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.