University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$12,080

$31,120

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
630
75th
740
25th
620
75th
35
25th
31
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
29
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,647
Declined 14,559
Total Received 28,206
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Public

32,702

undergraduate students

10,239

graduate students

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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, Education, Engineering, Family and Consumer Sciences, Journalism and Mass Communication, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine; the Schools of Ecology, 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 767-acre main campus is located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 42,941
Established in 1785
Coeducational Coeducational

767-acre main campus in Athens (population: 127,064), 80 miles from Atlanta. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Georgia
None
Athens, GA
30602

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

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

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
60%
Top 1/4
92%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
630
75th
740
25th
620
75th
35
25th
31
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
29

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) October 15
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,647
Declined 14,559
Total Received 28,206

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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

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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,276

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,790
Room $6,292
Board $4,036
Additional fees $2,290
Books & supplies $1,052
Total $23,460
Average Financial Aid - $10,276
Total with Avg. Aid $13,184

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $27,834,950
State $70,000,979
Institutional $7,689,250
Other external $2,712,102
Total $108,237,281

Non-need-based

Federal
State $112,154,907
Institutional $4,630,467
Other external $3,441,572
Total $120,226,946

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 706 542-6147
osfa@uga.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Equestrian
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, cheerleading, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, cheerleading, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Advertising.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Health.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Artificial Intelligence.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Biochemical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
Cognitive Science, General.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Consumer Economics.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dairy Science.
Dance, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Evaluation and Research.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Chemistry.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication.
Fashion Merchandising.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
Food Technology and Processing.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Forest Sciences and Biology.
Forestry, General.
French Language and Literature.
Genetics, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Insurance.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Journalism, Other.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Landscape Architecture.
Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing Research.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Medicine.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nutrition Sciences.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Political Science and Government, General.
Poultry Science.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Teacher Education.
Toxicology.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Veterinary Infectious Diseases.
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology.
Veterinary Physiology.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Finance

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

42,941

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

32,702
students

Female
57%
18,548

Male
43%
14,154

24%

10,239
students

Female
60%
6,093

Male
40%
4,146

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

29,707
students

Female
57%
16,960

Male
43%
12,747

9%

2,995
students

Female
53%
1,588

Male
47%
1,407

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: September 1

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 90
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Mexico
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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