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University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia

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Student Population
University of Georgia overview
Location Athens, Georgia
Online uga.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of Georgia overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 29,285 prospective students applied, and 13,265 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,499 enrolled in the school.  34,930 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,722 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,790 plus fees of $2,290. Georgia is ranked 141 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Georgia is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
University of Georgia overview
SAT 1240/1420
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
In State Costs for University of Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$990
Other Fees$2,290
Room and Board $10,314
Budget for Other Expenses$4,066
Total One Year Cost$27,450
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for University of Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$990
Other Fees$2,290
Room and Board $10,314
Budget for Other Expenses$4,066
Total One Year Cost$46,490

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Georgia students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Social Sciences 9%
Communication 8%
Biology 7%
Education 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139959 IPEDS survey data for University of Georgia.

Current students may use the University of Georgia GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.