University of Georgia
#138 Overall Influence#58 Desirability Rank

University of Georgia

Public university located in Athens, Georgia, United States

University of Georgia Rankings

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).

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

26,164

Acceptance

49%

Graduation Rate

84%

Median SAT Score

1325

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,552

Fees (in-state)

$2,278

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

37K

Under-Grads

28K

Graduates

9K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Administration Building, Athens GA 30602

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

10k per 100k

Violent Crime

1k 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

#32 World Rank #27 USA Rank
Social Work
#51 World Rank #28 USA Rank
Law
#61 World Rank #40 USA Rank
Education
#69 World Rank #45 USA Rank
Medical
#96 World Rank #50 USA Rank
History
#60 World Rank #52 USA Rank
Business
#164 World Rank #60 USA Rank
Chemistry
#96 World Rank #61 USA Rank
Engineering
#126 World Rank #63 USA Rank
Sociology
#117 World Rank #66 USA Rank
Computer Science
#86 World Rank #69 USA Rank
Communications
#134 World Rank #69 USA Rank
Economics
#150 World Rank #79 USA Rank
Biology
#139 World Rank #84 USA Rank
Political Science
#179 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Anthropology
#120 World Rank #88 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#183 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Psychology
#324 World Rank #117 USA Rank
Mathematics
#292 World Rank #120 USA Rank
Literature
#583 World Rank #177 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#667 World Rank #201 USA Rank
Physics
#729 World Rank #280 USA Rank
Philosophy

Other areas of influence

#155 World Rank #112 USA 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, Law, and Business. University of Georgia’s most academically influential people include James E. Boyd, Natasha Trethewey, and Henry W. Grady.

James E. Boyd
James E. Boyd

American physicist and administrator

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Natasha Trethewey
Natasha Trethewey

American poet

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Henry W. Grady
Henry W. Grady

American journalist

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Marion L. Brittain
Marion L. Brittain

Georgia Institute of Technology University president

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Eugene Theodore Booth, Jr.

American physicist

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Joseph LeConte
Joseph LeConte

American geologist

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Charlayne Hunter-Gault

American journalist

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Alfred Blalock
Alfred Blalock

American surgeon

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Delia Owens

American author and zoologist

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Deborah Blum
Deborah Blum

American journalist

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Bjørn Lomborg
Bjørn Lomborg

Environmental economy author

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John Archibald Campbell
John Archibald Campbell

American politician and jurist

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