DAHLONEGA - Money magazine has ranked the University of North Georgia as one of the top five public universities in Georgia on its inaugural "Best Colleges" list, which measures educational quality, affordability and career outcomes. <br />
Only 14 of Georgia's public and private institutions of higher education were included on the list, which was released on July 28.<br />
"This ranking further validates our on-going commitment to providing students with access to a high-quality, affordable education," said UNG President Bonita C. Jacobs. "We are very proud to be included on this list, as it is a testament to the university's commitment to providing consistent value within the state."<br />
In addition to UNG, the top 10 Georgia schools on Money's "Best Colleges" list include public universities like Georgia Tech, University of Georgia and Georgia State University and private colleges like Emory University, Agnes Scott College and Mercer University. (Click on the link below for the complete list of Georgia schools included and to access the entire list.)
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