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University of Georgia - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


University of Georgia

University of Georgia

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University of Georgia:

With close to 34,000 students, the University of Georgia (UGA), is the largest school in Georgia's university system. Founded in 1785, UGA has the distinction of being the oldest state-chartered university in the U.S. The school's home of Athens is the quintessential college town, and UGA's attractive 615-acre campus features everything from historic buildings to contemporary high rises. For the high-achieving student who wants the feel of a liberal arts college education, UGA has a well-respected Honors Program of about 2,500 students who get to take special small classes and have close interaction with the faculty.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 34,519 (26,259 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Scholarships for the University of Georgia (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,842 (in-state); $28,052 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $848 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,970
  • Other Expenses: $1,590
  • Total Cost: $21,250 (in-state); $39,460 (out-of-state)

University of Georgia Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92%
    • Loans: 41%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,505
    • Loans: $5,689

Most Popular Majors:

Art, Biology, Business Administration, English, Finance, History, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 94%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 6%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 54%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 81%


The University of Georgia is a member of the Southeastern Conference, SEC.

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Georgia Mission Statement:

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with state-wide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's flagship institution of higher education. It is also 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.

mission statement from http://www.uga.edu/profile/mission.html

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