University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 36,574
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 9,944 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Georgia is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 22,694 applications and 12,232 students were granted admission. University of Georgia is at the #52 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 72% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 74% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1140 to 1340
ACT26 to 31

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Georgia charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $27,574 and in-state students paid $9,364.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of University of Georgia's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,471 (which is 0.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Georgia in 2016-2017, was 1,766, which is 34% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,314 (which is 0.2% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Georgia has enrolled a total of 36,574 students (33,006 students full-time and 3,568 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 36,574 students, 1,535 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 27,951 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 8,623 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 547 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 68%

Asian: 9%

Black/African American: 8%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Georgia.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16% 1,176 369
Legal Professions And Studies 12% 889
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 10% 769
Education 8% 563 299
Health Professions And Related Programs 6% 479 120
Engineering 4% 300
Social Sciences 3% 239
Psychology 3% 208 14
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 204
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 203

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Georgia full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Georgia graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,700. Last year, out of the total 5,119 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,761 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,579 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,021 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,700 $48,500
Employment Rate 93% 90%
Total Graduates 5,119 5,579

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Georgia.

Georgia Gwinnett College
35.9 mile away
Clemson University
58.6 mile away
Georgia State University
59.7 mile away
Clayton State University
60.2 mile away
Georgia Military College
61.2 mile away
Kennesaw State University
69.4 mile away