University of Georgia

country rank  56
world rank  76

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University Overview

Established in 1785, University of Georgia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Athens (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Georgia (UGA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Georgia (UGA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 234 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UGA
Founded 1785
Motto Et docere et rerum exquirere causas
To teach, to serve and to inquire into the nature of things
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 436 East Broad Street
Athens (population range: 50,000-249,999)
30602 Georgia
United States
T +1 (706) 542 3000
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Terrell Hall
Athens 30602
+1 (706) 542 8776

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Georgia's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019