UGA

University of Georgia

210 S Jackson St, Athens, United States
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  • Total Documents
    10,226
  • Class Notes
    3,661
  • Textbook Notes
    665
  • Study Guides
    5,900
  • Currently Enrolled
    4,036
  • Previously Enrolled
    3,143

Overview of University of Georgia (UGA)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:28,848
    • Men:12,464 (43.2%)
    • Women:16,384 (56.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (UGA)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Georgia is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Athens, GA  30602
Phone
(706) 542-8776
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 8
Application Fee
$60
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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 24,165 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 14,450 applicants were admitted
Men
50% of 9,715 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
6,317 (48%) of 13,052 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,825 (47%) of 8,207 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,492 (51%) of 4,845 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
4.00
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
633 average |590-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
21%
• Score 600 - 700
51%
• Score 500 - 600
26%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
648 average |610-690 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
23%
• Score 600 - 700
61%
• Score 500 - 600
15%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
29 average |26-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
45%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
7%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UGA)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,818|Out-of-state: $30,392
  • Room & Board: - $10,060 (68.97024544083368%)
  • Other Expences: - $986 (6.75990675990676%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,540 (24.269847799259566%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Georgia accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001598
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
5,001 (85.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,663 (53.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,624 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
727 (27.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$13,999
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,589 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,769
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,259 (48.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,421
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 630 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
208 (3.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,636

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
19,275 (70.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
11,988 (62.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,763 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,649 (22.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$12,182
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 11,064 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,317
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,402 (54.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,277
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,050 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,119 (4.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,640

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,403
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Agriculture, Business, Education
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,414

Academics & Instruction (UGA)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


2,028

Part-Time Faculty


279

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

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
5,241,217

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Georgia provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


95.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


62.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


82.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


85.3%

Programs & Majors (UGA)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (125)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • 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
  • Ecology
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • 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
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Insurance
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • 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
  • Statistics, General
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

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


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Historic Preservation, Master of Science in Environmental Health, Master of Food Technology, Master in Agricultural Leadership, Master of Agricultural Economics, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Environmental Planning and Design, Master of Forest Resources, Master of Music Education, Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Agricultural Extension, Master of Applied Mathematical Sciences, Master of Internet Technology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Marketing Research, Master's of Food Animal Medicine, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Avian Medicine, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of International Policy, Master of Public Health, Master of Family and Consumer Sciences, Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management, Master of Animal and Dairy Science

Master's Programs of Study (126)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Archaeology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Classics
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Economics
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Design
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forestry
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Home Economics Education
  • Horticulture
  • Human Resources Management
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interior Design
  • International Affairs
  • Internet Engineering
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Leisure Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Microbiology
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Writing

Campus Life (UGA)

Location & Geography

Population


119,980

Nearest Metropolitan Area


767 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Atlanta

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
80 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
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 of College Housing


33% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


67%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Georgia offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, intramural sports, recreational sports program, communiversity, 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


27,142

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
28,848
Women
16,384
Men
12,464

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 10.5% Asian
  • 8.0% Black/African-American
  • 6.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.4% White
  • 0.9% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 123 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


8,758

Student Resources (UGA)