University of Georgia
#122 Overall Influence#58 Desirability Rank

University of Georgia

Public university located in Athens, Georgia, United States

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The University of Georgia (UGA) was founded in 1785, making it one of the oldest public universities in the US. The school is organized into 17 schools and colleges, two of the best-known of which are the Mary Frances Early College of Education and the School of Law.

Among numerous specialized research institutes housed at UGA, we may mention the Institute of Bioinformatics, the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, and the Bioenergy Systems Research Institute. The university’s distance-learning program—UGA Online—offers 20 master’s programs, 17 professional certificates, and scores of individual courses.

Distinguished UGA-associated individuals include the following:

UGA is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

From Wikipedia

The University of Georgia is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Athens, Georgia. Founded in 1785, it is one of the oldest public universities in the United States. The flagship of the University System of Georgia, it is considered to be a Public Ivy, or a public institution which offers an academic experience equivalent to an Ivy League university.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

28,206

Acceptance

48%

Graduation Rate

84%

Median SAT Score

1330

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,790

Fees (in-state)

$2,290

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,100

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

38K

Under-Grads

29K

Graduates

9K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Administration Building, Athens GA 30602

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

10 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is University of Georgia known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#72 World Rank
Biology
#70 World Rank
Business
#49 World Rank
Education
#60 World Rank
Law
#55 World Rank
Political Science
#100 World Rank
Medical
#56 World Rank
History
#184 World Rank
Literature
#50 World Rank
Communications
#185 World Rank
Mathematics
#134 World Rank
Computer Science
#105 World Rank
Psychology
#141 World Rank
Chemistry
#234 World Rank
Philosophy
#283 World Rank
Engineering
#146 World Rank
Economics
#267 World Rank
Physics
#206 World Rank
Religious Studies
#93 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#175 World Rank
Sociology
#34 World Rank
Social Work
#173 World Rank
Anthropology
#121 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Georgia's Most influential alumni?

University of Georgia's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Business, and Education. University of Georgia’s most academically influential people include Dominique Wilkins, A. E. Stallings, and Austin Scott .

Dominique Wilkins
Dominique Wilkins

American basketball player

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A. E. Stallings

American poet

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Austin Scott

U.S. Representative from Georgia

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Charles E. Fraser

Resort Developer, Visonary

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Mary Frances Early

First African American to receive degree from University of Georgia

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Ben Chestnut
Ben Chestnut

American businessman

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Darrell A. Posey

American scientist

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Frazier Moore
Frazier Moore

American journalist

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Koji Ariyoshi

American activist

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James E. Boyd
James E. Boyd

American physicist and administrator

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Sam Massell

American politician

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Ralph Reed

American political pundit

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