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University of Georgia
University of Georgia Athens, Georgia 30602 Athens, GA 30602 Phone: (706) 542-3000
  • General Information
    About University of Georgia

    Mission of the University of Georgia The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. Its motto, "to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things," reflects the University's integral and unique role in the conservation and enhancement of the state's and nation's intellectual, cultural, and environmental heritage. The University of Georgia shares with the other research universities of the University System of Georgia the following core characteristics: a statewide responsibility and commitment to excellence and academic achievements having national and international recognition; a commitment to excellence in a teaching/learning environment dedicated to serve a diverse and well-prepared student body, to promote high levels of student achievement, and to provide appropriate academic support services; a commitment to excellence in research, scholarship, and creative endeavors that are focused on organized programs to create, maintain, and apply new knowledge and theories; that promote instructional quality and effectiveness; and that enhance institutionally relevant faculty qualifications; a commitment to excellence in public service, economic development, and technical assistance activities designed to address the strategic needs of the state of Georgia along with a comprehensive offering of continuing education designed to meet the needs of Georgia's citizens in life-long learning and professional education; a wide range of academic and professional programming at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 17,207
    Percent Admitted 56%
    Men Admitted 51%
    Women Admitted 58%
    Full Time Retention Rate 94%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 560 650
      Math 560 660
      Writing 560 650
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 25 29
      English 25 31
      Math 24 29
      Writing 8 9
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 38,790
    Native American 85.0
    Asian 2,265.0
    African American 2,917.0
    Hispanic 863.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 24,408
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 6,705

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