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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
58%
500-599
10%
400-499
0
300-399
0
700-800
34%
600-699
45%
500-599
18%
400-499
0
30-36
49%
24-29
41%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,261
Declined 15,804
Total Received 29,065
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Public

29,848

undergraduate students

9,072

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 38,920
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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Athens Ben Epps

University of Georgia
None
Athens, GA
30602

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Intramural Sports
  • Recreational sports program
  • Tate Movie Screening
  • University Union
  • Red Coat Band

Top Events

  • Concerts at Legion Field
  • Homecoming
  • UGA Health Fair

Fun Facts

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

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
58%
500-599
10%
400-499
0
300-399
0
700-800
34%
600-699
45%
500-599
18%
400-499
0
30-36
49%
24-29
41%
18-23
8%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Application deadline January 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4.02

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,261
Declined 15,804
Total Received 29,065

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 122
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,112

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,790
Room & board $10,314
Additional fees $2,290
Books & supplies $990
Other fees $2,802
Total $26,186
Average Financial Aid - $5,112
Total with Avg. Aid $21,074
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Animal Health
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Arabic Language and Literature
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemical Engineering
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Cognitive Science
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Comparative Literature
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Consumer Economics
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dairy Science
Dance, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entomology
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication
Fashion Merchandising
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
Genetics, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Housing and Human Environments, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Insurance
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
Nutrition Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Poultry Science
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Relations/Image Management
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Language and Literature
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

38,920

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

29,848
students

Female
57%
17,099

Male
43%
12,749

23%

9,072
students

Female
60%
5,399

Male
40%
3,673

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

28,175
students

Female
58%
16,252

Male
42%
11,923

6%

1,673
students

Female
51%
847

Male
49%
826

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

1,239

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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