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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
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 27% over five years.
College Georgia Highlands College 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
62 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,365 students 1,371 students
Georgia Highlands College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
22:1
Georgia Highlands College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,609 students
779 students
Georgia Highlands College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,756 students
1,083 students
Georgia Highlands College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Georgia Highlands College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Georgia Highlands College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
20%
Georgia Highlands College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
13%
15%
Georgia Highlands College Black (2006-2014)
% White
77%
49%
Georgia Highlands College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Georgia Highlands College More (2009-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Georgia Highlands College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Georgia Highlands College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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 0.70
Georgia Highlands College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,595 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,521 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,595 $5,664
Georgia Highlands College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,521 $10,360
Georgia Highlands College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
90%
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 $2,633 per year for in-state students and $6,211 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.