Website: www.uga.edu/

Public
Co-ed
29,611
Undergraduate
Students
(56.8%) 16,810 Women
(43.2%) 12,801 Men
9,041
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 26,027 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 8

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
4.00
SAT Math
610-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
660 average
630-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,688
Out-of-state: $45,262
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,830
Out-of-state: $30,404
Room and Board
$10,038
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$14,351
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,872
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,095
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Athens Population
119,980
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
White English Bulldog
Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.5% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
6.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.0% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 124 countries
First-Year Students Returning
95.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
66%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 4  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives   1

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
 
City, State, Zip
Athens, GA 30602
Phone
(706) 542-8776
Fax
 
E-mail
adm-info@uga.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 8
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
October 15
Early Action Notification
December 1

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Counselor evaluation required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
49% of 26,027 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 15,847 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 10,180 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
6,317 (50%) of 12,659 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,879 (48%) of 8,070 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,379 (52%) of 4,589 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
64% of 14,686 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
1,257
Students Accepting Wait List Position
704
Students Admitted From Wait List
32

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
4.00
3.75 and Above
88%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
2%
3.00 - 3.24
1%
2.50 - 2.99
 
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
610-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
33%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
16%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
660 average
630-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
28%
Score of 600 - 700
61%
Score of 500 - 600
10%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
30 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
48%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
7%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 60%
Top quarter: 92%
Top half: 99%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,688
Out-of-state: $45,262
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,830
Out-of-state: $30,404
Room and Board
$10,038
Books and Supplies
$986
Other Expenses
$3,834
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
osfa@uga.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001598
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,889 (85.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,493 (53.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,443 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
784 (27.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$14,351
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,415 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,114
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,077 (48.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,516
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 627 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
161 (3.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,799

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
19,865 (70.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,948 (60.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,706 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,051 (22.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$12,562
Need-Based Gift
Received by 11,046 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,776
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,951 (54.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,344
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,152 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,000 (4.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,121

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
43%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,872
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Business, Education
Number of Awards
28,714
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
111
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Local/State Students
Number of Awards
252
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,439
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Economics
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dairy Science
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • 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
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • 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
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,095
Part-Time Faculty
276
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
83%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
5,273,028
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Agricultural Economics, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Master of Applied Mathematical Sciences, Master of Forest Resources, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Business Education
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • English Education
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Higher Education
  • Interior Design
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Resources
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education
  • Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Reading Education
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Education
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • English Education
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Higher Education
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Interior Design
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Resources
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education
  • Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Reading Education
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Location and Setting


Athens Population
119,980
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Campus Size
767 acres

Weather

Temperature
32 average low in January, 87 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Athens
Nearest Train Station
80 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
66%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
White English Bulldog
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Equestrian Sports x x    
Golf   x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports x x
Golf   x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports    
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
archery, badminton, cheerleading, crew, fencing, golf, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
archery, badminton, cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, intramural sports, recreational sports program, tate movie screening, university union, red coat band
Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
29,611
Women
16,810 (56.8%)
Men
12,801 (43.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
27,947
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.5% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
6.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.0% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students.
1.5% from 124 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
9,041

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
95.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
83.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
85.3%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
66%
Average Starting Salary
66%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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