Our mission is to provide access to excellent educational opportunities for the intellectual, cultural and physical development of a diverse population.
Since 1970, Georgia Highlands College has served the Northwest Georgia communities. Founded as Floyd Junior College, GHC now serves nearly 6,000 students in the region. It became a four-year state college in May of 2011.
Our Campus Locations
Over the years, Georgia Highlands College has grown to five separate locations:
- Cartersville, Ga
- Dallas, Ga
- Douglasville, Ga
- Marietta, Ga
- Rome, Ga (Floyd Campus)
- Rome, Ga (Heritage Hall)
Where Excellence Begins…
Welcome to Georgia Highlands College! Here we put our students first. You won’t find a better career pathway at a more affordable rate anywhere. GHC currently offers over 40 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.
At GHC, we are happy to provide disability assistance for students who have qualified for admission. We aim to promote equal educational opportunities and offer a welcoming, supportive environment for all of our students. Furthermore, GHC cares about its student’s safety. We encourage all of our students to check out our campus safety information.