UNG continues to rise in rankings

UNG is ranked 20th among all public regional universities in the South on the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Regional Universities list released in September.In U.S. News’ annual ranking of universities and colleges, UNG was also ranked for the first time on the magazine’s Most Innovative Schools list, earning the 13th spot among regional universities in the South. This ranking, based on nominations by peer institutions, highlights colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology, or facilities.

U.S. News also ranked UNG No. 1 in the South for the least debt load, No. 2 among all public regional universities on the Student Debt Load at Graduation list, and No. 22 for Best Undergraduate Teaching Program among regional universities in the South.

In other national rankings, UNG was named one of the nation’s top higher education institutions by Forbes Magazine in its annual “America’s Top Colleges” ranking. UNG is one of only six public universities in Georgia to be included on the 2018 list, and it ranked fourth among all public universities in the state. This marks the third year that UNG was included on that publication’s list.