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Thank you for considering Georgia Highlands College (GHC), a four-year state college within the University System of Georgia. At GHC, we provide educational opportunities for the physical, intellectual, and cultural development of a diverse population in seven northwest Georgia counties, with six locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas and Douglasville.


GHC offers access to over 30 areas of study with associate degree, bachelor’s degree, and online degree options. GHC offers a fully online Bachelor of Science in both nursing and dental hygiene. Additionally, GHC will begin offering a Bachelor of Business Administration in both healthcare management and logistics and supply chain management in fall 2017 pending SACSCOC approval. We welcome the opportunity to help you find the right career pathway for you!

Our Areas of Study


Important Dates

Term Application Deadline Classes Begin
Fall July 15 August 18
Spring December 1 January 5
Summer May 15 June 4


Applications are accepted online and at all campuses through close of business on the deadline date.  When the application deadline date falls on a holiday or weekend the deadline will be close of business on the next business day.  All documents required for acceptance must have been received prior to the application deadline.

The Admissions documents can be found here:

For Waiver Forms or inquiries about International Student Forms, please contact GHC today.

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