National rankings laud innovation, affordability

UNG jumped up four spots on the U.S. News and World Report 2020 Best Colleges list released Sept. 9, ranking 16th among all public regional universities in the South.

In U.S. News’ annual ranking of universities and colleges, UNG was also noted for its undergrad teaching among regional universities and for the second time, ranked on the magazine’s Most Innovative Schools list – earning the 17th spot among regional universities in the South.UNG also has placed well in other recent national rankings. In August, Forbes magazine named UNG one of the nation’s top higher education institutions in its annual “America’s Top Colleges” ranking. UNG was one of only six public universities in Georgia to be included on the 2019 list and ranked fourth among all public universities in the state. Money magazine included UNG in its list of Best Colleges released in August. UNG also landed on Kiplinger’s Best College Values list released in July.

Three students in front of UNG logo at Gainesville Campus