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University of Georgia

Athens, GA
University Website: www.uga.edu
Apply Online: https://www.admissions.uga.edu/article/apply-now.html
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The University of Georgia (commonly referred to as UGA, U. Georgia or simply Georgia) is an American land grant, sea grant, space grant, research university with its primary campus located on a 759-acre (3.07 km2) campus in Athens, Georgia, USA. It is the flagship university of the state of Georgia.

Founded in 1785 as the United States's first state-chartered university, it is the oldest and largest of Georgia's institutions of higher learning and along with the College of William and Mary and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill claims the title of the oldest public university in the United States. The university's historic North Campus is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as a designated historic district.

The university is ranked 21st overall among all public national universities in the current 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings and consistently ranks within the top 200 universities worldwide across numerous publications. The University of Georgia is considered a "Public Ivy", a designation reserved for the top public universities in the United States.

The University of Georgia is a part of the University System of Georgia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. UGA is classified as a 'Research University/Very High Activity', according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The University of Georgia offers over 140 degree programs in a wide array of disciplines. Consisting of thirteen libraries spread across multiple campuses, UGA Libraries contains a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The University of Georgia is one of 126 member institutions that comprise the Association of Research Libraries.

University of Georgia is organized into eighteen schools and colleges. The university has three main campuses; the largest one is the main campus in Athens, Georgia and the two others are located in Tifton, Georgia and Griffin, Georgia. The University of Georgia also has two satellite campuses located in Atlanta and Lawrenceville. The University operates several service and outreach stations spread across the state. The primary campus occupies 389 buildings on 759 acres. Total acreage utilized by the university, located in 30 Georgia counties, amounts to 39,950-acre (161.7 km2). The University of Georgia also owns three international residential and research centers located at Oxford University in Oxford, England, Cortona, Italy and Monteverde, Costa Rica.

Student athletics, both organized and intramural, are an important part of student and alumni life. The University of Georgia's intercollegiate sports teams, commonly known by their "Georgia Bulldogs" nickname, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). In their 121-year history, the university's varsity sports teams have won 39 national championships and 130 conference championships. The Georgia Redcoat Marching Band, the official marching band of the university, plays at sports and other events.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,411.00 avg tuition

Administration Building
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

Apply online Admissions:
https://www.admissions.uga.edu/in..
Financial Aid:
www.uga.edu/osfa/index.html

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Georgia

Statistics:
Applied 17,408
Admitted 10,318 59%
Enrolled total 4,679
Full Time: 4,667
Part Time 12
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 560 660
SAT Math 560 670
SAT Writing 560 660
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English 25 31
ACT Math 24 29
ACT Writing 7 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 49%
6-year graduation rate 79%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2014-01-15
Early Admission Deadline 2014-10-15
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline 2014-03-01
Student Response Deadline 2014-05-01
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2014-04-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Georgia

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,676.00 $6,676.00 $24,411.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,190.00 $2,190.00 $2,190.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $2,163.00 $2,163.00 $7,563.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,200.00 $7,200.00 $21,900.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,190.00 $2,190.00 $2,190.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $300.00 $300.00 $913.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,708.00 $7,774.00 $2,496.00
Other Expenses $1,562.00 $2,496.00 $2,496.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,078.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 93%
Percent receiving grant aid 91%
Avg amount of grant aid $10,399.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 31%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,269.00

University of Georgia

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Agricultural and Extension Education Services X
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding X
Agricultural Communication/Journalism X
Agricultural Economics X X
Agriculture, General X
Agronomy and Crop Science X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X X
Dairy Science X X
Food Science X X
Food Technology and Processing X
Landscaping and Groundskeeping X
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management X
Poultry Science X X
Soil Science and Agronomy, General X
Turf and Turfgrass Management X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Landscape Architecture X X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Latin American and Caribbean Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology X X
Bioinformatics X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biotechnology X
Botany/Plant Biology X X
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology X X
Ecology X X
Entomology X X
Genetics, General X X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
Microbiology, General X X
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Fashion Merchandising X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Insurance X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing Research X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
Real Estate X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism X
Journalism, Other X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Artificial Intelligence X
Computer Science X X
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Agricultural Teacher Education X
Art Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Social Studies Teacher Education X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Technical Teacher Education X X
ENGINEERING
Agricultural Engineering X X
Biochemical Engineering X
Biological/Biosystems Engineering X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Child Development X X
Consumer Economics X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication X
Family Resource Management Studies, General X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X X
Housing and Human Environments, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Arabic Language and Literature X
Chinese Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Comparative Literature X X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X X
Italian Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X X
Linguistics X X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Environmental Health X X
Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine X
Music Therapy/Therapist X
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Public Health, General X
Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine X
Veterinary Infectious Diseases X
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology X
Veterinary Physiology X
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology X
Cognitive Science X
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis X
Historic Preservation and Conservation X
Nutrition Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management X
Forest Sciences and Biology X
Forestry, General X
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism X
Natural Resources/Conservation, General X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X X
Environmental Chemistry X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X
Geography X X
International Relations and Affairs X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X X

University of Georgia Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
Study Scholarship for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance Varies November 01, 2014
DAAD Study Scholarship for Graduating Seniors Varies November 15, 2014
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