28,848
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,182
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Georgia is a University institution located in Athens, GA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Terrell Hall
Athens, GA  30602
United States
Contact Mr. Charles Carabello
Associate Director for Enrollment Management
Email: admproc@uga.edu
Phone: 706-542-8776
Fax: 706-542-1466

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Health Checkmark
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Horticultural Science Checkmark
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Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Latin American And Caribbean Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
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Genetics Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Biochemical Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Communication Checkmark
Family Resource Management Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Housing And Human Environments Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Cognitive Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resource Recreation And Tourism Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24,165
Applied
13,052
Accepted
28,848
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

14,450
Females Applied
8,207
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,715
Males Applied
4,845
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements: Counselor evaluation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 8th April 1st
Other early decision plan October 15th December 1st
Transfer April 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 648 610 690
SAT Math 633 590 680
ACT Composite 29 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,552
In-state
28,126
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,278
Full-time student fees
10,038
Room & board
6,042
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

12,182
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,999
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,191
Avg. Loan Aid
2,640
Avg. Grant Aid
9,317
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

28,848
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.11%
Black or African American 7.83%
White or Caucasian 69.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 10.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.8%
Other 0.9%

Gender

Male (43.21%)
Female (56.79%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 33%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Concerts at Legion Field, Homecoming and UGA Health Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Intramural Sports, Recreational sports program, Communiversity, University Union and Red Coat Band

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

2,307
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,028
Part-time - 279
Male - 1,380
Female - 927