#123 Overall Influence #58 Desirability Rank

University of Georgia

Public university located in Athens, Georgia, United States

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 has been classified as a Public Ivy, a public institution which offers an academic experience equivalent to an Ivy League university.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

28,206

Acceptance

48%

Graduation Rate

87%

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

#75 World Rank
Biology
#72 World Rank
Business
#59 World Rank
Law
#53 World Rank
Education
#106 World Rank
Medical
#54 World Rank
Political Science
#58 World Rank
History
#43 World Rank
Communications
#188 World Rank
Literature
#174 World Rank
Mathematics
#133 World Rank
Computer Science
#106 World Rank
Psychology
#157 World Rank
Chemistry
#288 World Rank
Engineering
#245 World Rank
Philosophy
#150 World Rank
Economics
#293 World Rank
Physics
#211 World Rank
Religious Studies
#100 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#176 World Rank
Sociology
#33 World Rank
Social Work
#184 World Rank
Anthropology
#125 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#109 World Rank
Nursing

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 Social Work, Communications, and Education

Harold Melton

American judge

Matthew Stafford

Lions quarterback

Austin Scott

U.S. Representative from Georgia

Gregory Keyes

Gregory Keyes

Writer of science fiction and fantasy

Sonny Perdue

31st and current United States Secretary of Agriculture and 81st Governor of Georgia

Ben Chestnut

Ben Chestnut

American businessman

Koji Ariyoshi

American activist

Bernard Ramsey

American businessman

James E. Boyd

James E. Boyd

American physicist and administrator

Clarence Jordan

American bible translator

Darrell A. Posey

American scientist

Charles Alvin Beckwith

Charles Alvin Beckwith

Innovative U.S. Army officer