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Tuition & Fees

$11,636

$29,846

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,962
Declined + 9,083
Total Received 20,045
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Finance
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School Facts

The University of Georgia, founded in 1785, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Family and Consumer Sciences, Journalism and Mass Communication, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine; the Schools of Environment & Design, Forestry & Natural Resources, Law, Public & International Affairs, and Social Work; the Graduate School; the UGA/GRU Medical Partnership; and the Center for Continuing Education. Its 759-acre main campus is located in Athens, 80 miles east of Atlanta.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 34,536
Established in 1785
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CFA (CFA)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

Codes

SAT 5813
ACT 0872

Social Networks

Public

26,278

undergraduate students

8,258

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
34%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
49%
500-599
32%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
34%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
42%
24-29
46%
18-23
12%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
23%
24-29
63%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
31%
24-29
59%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Athens, GA

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Fun Facts

  • An unbroken series of bulldogs has served as the University of Georgia's official mascot, Uga, since 1956.

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Athens, GA

759-acre main campus in Athens (population: 118,999), 80 miles from Atlanta. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Georgia
Hodgson Oil Building
Athens, GA 30602

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
36 fraternities 22% of male students
 
27 sororities 29% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
53%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
34%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
49%
500-599
32%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
13%
600-699
48%
500-599
34%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
42%
24-29
46%
18-23
12%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
23%
24-29
63%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
31%
24-29
59%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline October 15 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,962
Declined + 9,083
Total Received 20,045

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Nancy G. McDuff
Associate Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment Management
P: 706 542-8776
F: 706 542-1466
admit@uga.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $27,269,633
State $43,200,552
Institutional $2,820,941
Other external $2,860,403
Total $76,151,529

Non-need-based

Federal $193,760
State $77,293,777
Institutional $3,696,170
Other external $2,521,708
Total $83,705,415

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Advertising
African-American Studies
Agribusiness
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Extension
Agricultural Leadership
Agricultural/Applied Economics
Agriscience/Environmental Systems
Animal Health
Animal Nutrition
Animal Science
Animal/Dairy Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Biotechnology
Applied Mathematics
Arabic
Archaeological Resource Management
Art
Art Education
Art History
Artificial Intelligence
Athletic Training
Avian Biology
Avian Health/Medicine
Avian Medicine
Biochemical Engineering
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics
Biological Engineering
Biological Sciences
Biological/Agricultural Engineering
Biology
Biomanufacturing/Bioprocessing
Business Administration
Cellular Biology
Chemistry
Child Development/Early Childhood Education
Chinese Language/Literature
Civil Engineering
Classical Culture
Classical Languages
Cognitive Science
College Student Affairs Administration
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Computer Systems Engineering
Conservation Ecology/Sustainable Development
Consumer Economics
Consumer Foods
Consumer Journalism
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Student Personnel Services
Criminal Justice
Crop/Soil Sciences
Dairy Science
Dance
Dietetics
Digital/Broadcast Journalism
Early Childhood Education
Ecology
Economics
Education
Educational Administration/Policy Studies
Educational Leadership
Educational Policy/Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Theory/Practice
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Engineering
English
English Education
Entomology
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics/Management
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health
Environmental Health Science
Environmental Planning/Design
Environmental/Resource Sciences
Epidemiology
Exercise/Sports Science
Family Financial Planning
Family/Consumer Science Education
Fashion Merchandising
Film Studies
Finance
Fisheries/Wildlife
Food Animal Medicine
Food Industry Marketing/Administration
Food Science
Food Technology
Food/Nutrition
Foreign Language Education
Forest Resources
Forestry
French
Furnishings/Interiors
General Business
Genetics
Geography
Geology
German
Germanic/Slavic Languages
Greek
Health Promotion
Health Promotion/Behavior
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education
Historic Preservation
History
Home Economics
Horticulture
Housing
Housing/Consumer Economics
Human Development/Family Science
Human Resource/Organizational Development
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Infectious Diseases
Instructional Technology
Integrated Physiology/Pharmacology
Integrative Conservation/Anthropology
Integrative Conservation/Ecology
Integrative Conservation/Forestry/Natural Resources
Integrative Conservation/Geography
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
International Business
International Policy
Internet Technology
Italian
Japanese Language/Literature
Journalism
Journalism/Mass Communications
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Language/Literacy Education
Latin
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Law
Learning/Design/Technology
Life-Span Developmental Psychology
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Marketing Research
Mass Communications
Mass Media Arts
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Middle School Education
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Natural Resource Recreation/Tourism
Natural Resources
Neuroscience
Nonprofit Organizations
Nutrition Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Plant Biology
Plant Breeding/Genetics/Genomics
Plant Pathology
Plant Protection/Pest Management
Political Science
Political Science/International Affairs
Poultry Science
Professional Counseling
Professional School Counseling
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Reading Education
Real Estate
Rehabilitation Counseling
Religion
Research/Evaluation Methodologies
Risk Management/Insurance
Romance Languages
Russian
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Statistics
Studio Art
TESOL
TESOL/World Language Education
Textile Sciences
Textiles/Merchandising/Interiors
Theatre
Toxicology
Turfgrass Management
Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary/Biomedical Science
Water/Soil Resources
Women's Studies
Workforce Education
World Language Education
World Language Education
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Undergraduate

76%

26,278
students

Female
57%
14,958

Male
43%
11,320

Graduate

24%

8,258
students

Female
58%
4,805

Male
42%
3,453

undergraduateFull-time

94%

24,746
students

Female
58%
14,226

Male
42%
10,520

undergraduatePart-time

6%

1,532
students

Female
48%
732

Male
52%
800

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: September 1

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 122
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kavita Pandit
Associate Provost, International Affairs
706 542-2900
pandit@uga.edu

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