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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B-
Georgia is a highly rated public university located in Athens, Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 27,142 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Georgia acceptance rate is 54%. Popular majors include Finance, Psychology, and Biology. Graduating 85% of students, Georgia alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,700.
About University of Georgia...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference
Address
Administration Building
Athens, GA 30602
Website
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University of Georgia Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
54%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1200-1370
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$15,934/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,357/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,975/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,203/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,151/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,434/ year
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Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.281 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.324 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.324 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
27,142Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 200 responses
Report
  • Fun loving intelligent students
    22%
  • Complex, multi-faceted
    17%
  • Very mixed group
    16%
  • Alcohol loving excellent students
    16%
  • White
    10%
  • Incredibly Diverse
    6%
  • Greek Life
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.389 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.485 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 221 responses
Report
  • Large, but a close Bulldawg community
    52%
  • Large
    21%
  • Small if you find your niche
    5%
  • Community-oriented
    5%
  • Heaven on Earth
    4%
  • Spacious with variety
    3%
  • Comfortable
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.195 responses
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UGA is definitely one of the most spirited school amongst others with their deep love and involvement for the football team. Too bad, this spirited school has no diversity; I won't tell you who's dominant group here, but you can take a good guess. You can definitely see a strong line of ethnic divisions here. Aside from the lack of connection among students, I do enjoy attending UGA. You can tell the academics here are outstanding when the professors have multiple degrees under their belt; I definitely appreciate learning from someone who major experiences. Lastly, the buildings are decent. I know that the business buildings are under renovation/ construction. Let's pray the science buildings are next!
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Living on campus as a freshman or beyond, it is very easy to become involved. There are many campus organizations that are seeking student involvement and that host events. From my experience, professors are interested in you doing your best, so they work well with their students to help them succeed. Living in the area is nice- there is a nice scene downtown. There are good restaurants, concerts are always going on in the theater, there are good places to shop, and you're not too far from Atlanta or north Georgia!
UGA is a fantastic college! The campus is beautiful and provides many amenities and opportunities for students. The classes are very helpful and taught by passionate professors. Advisors and staff care about student's growth and the school overall inspires hardworking students. Despite being such a large institution, it is overall managed well with few concerns regarding safety. GoDawgs!