University of Georgia

#184 / #62
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#58
Most Desirable School
Public university located in Athens, Georgia, United States

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About University of Georgia

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).

According to 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 school of the University System of Georgia, it has been ranked by major institutional rankings among the best public universities in the United States.

University of Georgia Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
28,206 48% 87% 1330 29

How Much Does University of Georgia Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$9,790 $2,290

How Much Do University of Georgia Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Georgia, then you can expect to earn an average of $59,100 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Georgia's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
38,339 28,948 9,391

Where is University of Georgia?

University of Georgia is located at Administration Building, Athens GA 30602

How Safe is University of Georgia?

University of Georgia has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Georgia Known For?

University of Georgia is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Georgia's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Social Work, Communications, and Law. Here are some of University of Georgia's most famous alumni:

Alfred Blalock
Alfred Blalock
An American surgeon.
Henry W. Grady
Henry W. Grady
An American journalist.
T. Colin Campbell
T. Colin Campbell
An American biochemist.
Bjørn Lomborg
Bjørn Lomborg
An Environmental economy author.
Hervey M. Cleckley
An American psychiatrist.
Crawford Long
Crawford Long
An American physician.
Andy Roddick
Andy Roddick
A US tennis player.
Cynthia Kenyon
Cynthia Kenyon
A US molecular biologist.
Cornelia Bargmann
Cornelia Bargmann
An American neurobiologist.
Doreen Gentzler
Doreen Gentzler
An American journalist.
Lewis Grizzard
An American journalist.
Natasha Trethewey
Natasha Trethewey
An American poet.

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