University of Georgia

The first state-chartered university in the country, UGA offers bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 fields and provides 184 study abroad and exchange programs. The UGA Health Sciences Campus, opened in fall 2012, is home to the fifty-six-acre UGA College of Public Health and the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership. U.S. News & World Report ranks UGA twentieth for top public universities. 

Founded 1785 

Undergraduate enrollment 26,278 

Graduate enrollment 6,631 graduate; 1,627 professional  


In-state tuition and fees $5,131/semester 

Out-of-state tuition and fees $14,236/semester 

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 97% 

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen 1897 

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 1280 

SAT score breakdown 1280, combined mean critical reading and math; 617, writing 

Average class size for freshman courses 39 

Popular majors art, biochemistry and molecular biology, biological science, economics, English, finance, history, international affairs, marketing, political science, psychology