The mission of the University of North Georgia, a regional, multi-campus institution and premier senior military college, is to provide broad access to comprehensive academic and co-curricular programs to increase the rate of college completion throughout the region. UNG also strives to develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society through providing a culture of academic excellence in a student-focused environment that includes quality education, service, inquiry and creativity.
- The University of North (UNG) is a University System of Georgia state leadership institution and has been designated by the Georgia General Assembly as The Military College of Georgia. The institution was created in January 2013 through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College.
- UNG is one of only six military colleges in the United States, and its Corps of Cadets includes more than 700 students.
- UNG comprises four campuses, all located in the fastest-growing region in the state, and current enrollment of more than 14,000 full- and part-time students makes it the seventh-largest university in the state.
- UNG offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs in the following colleges and units: College of Arts & Letters, College of Education, College of Health Sciences & Professions, College of Science & Mathematics, Mike Cottrell College of Business, University College, and the Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.
- In 2010, UNG had an economic impact of more than $377.5 million and generated 4,167 jobs.