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    UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA - [UGA], ATHENS, GEORGIA

    Athens, GeorgiaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1785established year
    38245enrollment
    8.3/10

    University of Georgia: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is a public research university located in Athens, United States which is known for its focus on research. It is one of the oldest public universities and a renowned name in the US Education System with some 24 Rhodes Scholars and 7 Gates Cambridge Scholars to its credit.

    Chartered by the Georgia General Assembly, the organization is a preferred choice among international applicants looking to study in the USA and currently enrolls nearly 38,920 (fall 2019) brightest minds from across the world. The institute offers a plethora of courses across its main campus located in Athens, Georgia which comprises 17 schools and colleges.

    University of Georgia admissions are kept under the category of "Highly Selective" and are offered in the seasonal intakes of Fall and Spring for the majority of its programs. Observing an acceptance rate of 54% and a high graduate employment rate of 96% makes the institute all the more fascinating and approachable.

    University of Georgia Campus

    University of Georgia Rankings

    Ranking Agency/Publication
    #401-500 in World University Ranking Times Higher Education 2021
    #149 in US College Ranking Times Higher Education 2021
    #47 in National Universities US News 2021
    #107 in Best Values Schools US News 2021
    #15 in Top Public Schools US News 2021
    #55 in Best Undergraduate Teaching US News 2021
    #191 in Top Performers on Social Mobility US News 2021
    #23 in Best Colleges for Veteran US News 2021

    Highlights

    College Type Public Research School
    Foundation 1785
    Parent University University System of Georgia
    Annual Endowment $1.36 billion
    Location Athens, Georgia, USA
    Campus Setting Urban
    Enrollment 38,920 UG: 29,848 PG: 9072
    Acceptance Rate 45.3%
    Mode of Program Full-time, Part-time, Online
    Academic Pattern Semester-based
    Financial Aid Scholarships, Grants, Bursaries.
    Helpdesk Tel: (706) 542-3000 Email: www.uga.edu

    University of Georgia Courses 

    University of Georgia offers a wide range of courses in various fields ranging from Arts to Sciences and Business. Most of its programs have research as their primary factor at the root of all its curriculum.

    The University has 17 departments with some faculties serving specializations in courses like Forestry and Natural Resources, Public and International Affairs, Ecology, Family and Consumer Sciences etc. The institute also offers doctoral degrees, graduate degrees and postgraduate degrees, apart from certain specialisations.

    The popular courses available at the institute include finance, business, biological sciences and psychology. Except any lingual courses, all the courses are taught in English.

    Top Programs in the University of Georgia

    Programs Fees Per Annum
    MBA $32,606
    MSc Computer Science $25,804
    MSc Artificial Intelligence $25,804
    MSc Statistics $25,804
    Master of Public Health $25,804

    University of Georgia Campus

    University of Georgia international student life

    The main campus of the university is located in Athens and is spread over 762 acres which consists of 465 buildings. Apart from this, the institute is also spread in 31 Georgia counties over almost 40,000 acres.

    • The North Campus features some of the oldest places, and hence is also listed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The buildings used for classrooms, offices etc are actually centuries old buildings.
    • The South Campus houses several science and mathematics departments, several athletic facilities, and 3 professional schools: College of Pharmacy, College of Veterinary Medicines, and College of Engineering.
    • The Central Campus is where all the activity takes place, it is the heart of all student activity, year-round, and some of the most widely used buildings are in this campus. The Central Campus is the hub of activity, and features Museum of Art, UGA golf course, and State Botanical Garden of Georgia. This campus also features resident halls which are apartment sized.
    • The Health Sciences Campus has a very rich history in the Athens community. It houses the AU/UGA Medical Relationship, College of Public Health, and other health-related programs.

    University of Georgia Housing facilities

    The institute offers on-campus accommodation across a total of 27 residencies which are fully-furnished with all the basic facilities like air conditioners, Wi-Fi, cable television and high speed Internet access. Common areas also include meeting rooms, kitchens, computer labs, lounges and laundry rooms.

    Out of these, the residence apartments are Brandon Oaks, Busbee Hall, Kenny Road, McGowan Road, McWhorter Hall, Rogers Road, Rooker Hall, University Village and Vandiver Hall. All of these are co-ed, and have 24/7 visitation.

    The housings which are double with community bath are Biggs Hall, Brumby Hall, Church Hall, Creswell Hall, Hill Hall, Lipscomb Hall, Mary Lyndon Hall, Mell Hall, Morris Hall, Myers Hall, Payne Hall, and Russell Hall. All of them, except Hill Hall which is only for females, are co-ed. And all of them, except Mary Lyndon Hall, Myers Hall, and Payne Hall which have 24/7 visitation, have restricted visitation.

    The double with bath type residencies are Building 1516, Reed Hall, and Rutherford Hall. All of them are co-ed and have 24/7 visitation.

    University of Georgia Admission Process

    Taking admission at the university is not easy considering the fact that approximately half of the students who apply at the institute actually get enrolled.

    How to Apply?

    Application Portal:

    Application Fee: 85 USD.

    Basic Admission Requirements:

    • Academic Transcripts of high school.
    • SAT/ACT scores
    • Secondary school report/counselor recommendation, teacher/other letter of recommendation.
    • English language proficiency test scores like TOEFL or equivalent.

    Application Deadlines

    The deadlines for various courses may vary. Some of the upcoming deadlines are as follows:

    Season of Intake Decision Type Deadline
    Fall 2020 Early decision October 15
    Fall 2020 Regular Decision January 1
    Spring 2021 Regular Decision August 15

    University of Georgia Cost of Attendance

    Since it is advisable that applicants make a pre plan of the expenses they will incurring as students of the university, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is compiled as follows:

    Tuition Fee

    The fee for course varies as per level and type of program. The average tuition fee for fall 2019 and spring 2020, however, is as mentioned below.

    Undergraduate: 28,830 USD

    Graduate: 8,716 USD

    Cost of living

    List of expenses to be considered other than the basic tution fee is as tabulated below.

    Type of Expenditure Cost (In USD, per year)
    Books & Supplies 990
    Room 4,356 to 6,278
    Meals 4,036
    Board 4,036
    Transportation 1,910
    Other Living Expenses 2,80 to 3,3862

    Scholarship by University of Georgia

    The institute offers a diverse range of scholarships for international students to study in the USA. Studentships provided can be academic, need-based, as well as combined. Some of the awards offered by the university are as follows:

    The University of Georgia has been the nation’s top producers of Rhodes Scholars since the last 20 years and proudly stands as one of the best value schools in public higher education in the country. With high chances of landing employment and ending up with low debts on completion of the course makes the institute a worthwhile pursuit.

    Scholarships Eligibility Award
    Foundation Fellowships (30 scholarships annually) GPA of 3.9 along with strongacademic achievement and accomplishment in co-curricular activities Upto $40,000 or more.
    Presidential Leadership Scholarship (40-45 students) GPA of 3.0 or above along with strong academic achievement and accomplishment in co-curricular activities $3,000 (renewable)
    Classic Scholarship Out-of-state residents with GPA of 3.0 or above and good academic standing Upto $10,000 per year
    The Centre of Undergraduate Research (CURO) Incoming outstanding first-years to encourage research on undergraduate level Upto $3,000
    Annexstad Family Foundation Scholarships Merit-basis $5,000 per year
    • For financial aid students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to determine their eligibility for Federal financial aid that includes Federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance.

    University of Georgia Placement

    • University of Georgia has a career center for its students, graduates, and alumni fully dedicated to providing aid and guidance for their careers.
    • From exploring career to counseling, developing skills and interest, preparing a resume, cover letters, the career canter assists in all.
    • Candidates are guided from the start by offering them templates and resources in harnessing their skills, help in the application form, and such along with professional guidance and expertise.
    • The university also partners with various employers and helps students in recruitment and developing their own connections.
    • Getting an education from the University of Georgia is a worthy investment in one future and the candidates are targeted by top employers including Amazon, AmeriCorps, Chick-fil-A, Oracle, Georgia-Pacific, The Walt Disney Company, Bank of America, and as such.
    • Looking at the career outcome rates, the University of Georgia showed a promising response of 91% among which 59% were employed before graduation, 90% employed within 3 months of graduation and 99% employed within 6-months of graduation.
    • Besides these, a glance at University of Georgia graduates and alumni working as professionals in various sectors (as per emolument.com).
    Job Position Average Salary
    Financial Services $138,000
    Healthcare and Alternative Medicine $78,00
    Consulting, Accounting and Professional Services $63,000
    Marketing, Product and Communications $56,00
    • A glance at University of Georgia graduates getting salary/year depending on their degree and qualification (as per emolument.com):
    Degree/Qualification Average Salary
    BBA $109,000
    Doctorate $90,000
    Bachelors of Arts $76,000
    Masters $73,000
    Bachelors of Science $70,000
    Bachelors (other) $65,000
    • The highest paying program at University of Georgia is BBA degree worth annual average salary of $109,000 and other bachelors students earn $65,000 annually, whereas looking at the employment sector, the financial services division benefits at average annual salary of $138,000 and lowest is marketing, product and communications section with $56,000 annually

    FAQs

    Ques. Does University of Georgia offer any application fee waiver to its students?

    Ans. University of Georgia offers fee waivers to US citizens only and does not offer any application fee waiver to the international students.

    Ques. Does University of Georgia provide concurrent degrees to undergraduate and graduate applicants?

    Ans. Yes, the university does have concurrent programs for both undergraduate and graduate applicants.

    Ques. What is the minimum GPA requirement for University of Georgia?

    Ans. The University of Georgia requires an average GPA of 3.5 –above but it does varies with programs/courses enrolled.

    Ques. Are letters of recommendation required for admission at University of Georgia?

    Ans. Letters of recommendation are optional requirements but candidates are recommended to submit it for better consideration while applying for programs at University of Georgia.

    Ques. Do letter of acceptance have expiration period?

    Ans. Letter of acceptance have a limited period mentioned before which they are expected to report on campus failure to which can result in cancellation of admission.

    Ques. Is it hard to get into University of Georgia?

    Ans. University of Georgia has a very selective application process with the acceptance rate of 45% requiring a good GPA of 3.9 or above along with good academic and overall profile.

    Ques. What are the popular programs at University of Georgia?

    Ans. The popular majors at University of Georgia includes finance, psychology, biology/biological sciences, marketing/marketing management and international relations and affairs.

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    Course Duration

    Jun 01

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    University of Georgia Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    40462
    FAFSA Code
    001598
    Application Cost
    $70
    Accreditation
    SACSSCOC
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $24,724 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    25 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Application Portal : https://apply.uga.edu/apply/

    Early Action Deadlines

    October 15

    Application deadline

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 1

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Graduate
    GMAT663550800-
    Language Proficiency
    TOEFL10080120-
    IELTS Check Detailed Score7.756.59-
    Speaking-6--
    Writing-6--
    Listening-6--
    Reading-6--
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score12851200137068
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650610690-
    Mathematics635590680-
    ACT Check Detailed Score29263174
    English302633-
    Mathematics282530-

    University of Georgia Acceptance Rate

    57.1 %

    acceptance rate

    68280

    total applicants

    38920

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    41.0%

    Male

    59.0%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    57.1%
    Total Applicants
    52300
    Total Enrolled
    29848
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    57.1%
    Total Applicants
    15915
    Total Enrolled
    9072

    University of Georgia enrollment

    Enrollment
    University of Georgia Enrollment
    38920
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    29848
    Graduate Enrollment
    9072
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    27.1%

    Attendance Cost

    $24724

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $31,120 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $24,724 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $986 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $10,060 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $3,540 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $4,080 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses

    Faculty

    University of Georgia College of Engineering

    Address: Driftmier Engineering Center, 597 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Arts Programs
    National Association of Schools of Art and Design
    Law Programs
    American Bar Association
    Music Programs
    National Association of Schools of Music

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    1550---

    Ranking

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    RANKED  #401 - #500

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    RANKED  #601 - #800

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    College Rating

    Based on 14 Students Rating

    8.3 out of 10
    9.0/10Academic
    8.5/10Accommodation
    8.4/10Faculty
    8.6/10Infrastructure
    8.1/10Placement
    8.5/10Social Life

    Reviews

    DB
    7.5 /10

    Good curriculum and research projects.

    Course Curriculum :

    The coursework is really advanced and flexible. Plenty of opportunities for research.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    AP
    6.8 /10

    Free for Me cause In-State Tuition, Atmosphere of Campus, Close to Home, Great US University, Many Opportunities

    Course Curriculum :

    The Course Curriculum at UGA is very good at training you how to be a very good corporate worker. It could be updated with regards to innovation and creativity.

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    JS
    8.2 /10

    All my relatives live in the USA and they wanted to pursue my education from the USA. I had submitted an online application form on its website to get admitted. I also paid the application fee of $75. My score of 9.0 GPA made my application process easier.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course prepared me to integrate knowledge for developing new technological solutions for the increasingly complex built environment and infrastructure issues. My curriculum included subjects such as Structural Design, Hydraulics, Soil Mechanics, Design of Bridges.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    RB
    7.8 /10

    All my friends were going to the USA for their studies and I also wanted to pursue my higher education from there. A common application was filled by me on its website along with that I also paid $75 as an application fee. They also considered my 12th score of 8.8 GPA while taking admission.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course provided me with a basic understanding of how computer systems are used plus it included several aspects of computer science to develop computer-based systems. They taught me subjects such as Systems Programming, Circuits, Electronics, Sensors & Transducers, Design of Digital Systems.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    YT
    7.8 /10

    Create a vibrant environment for learning, discovery, and innovation that relies on teamwork, leadership, and effective communication. Reshape the impact of engineers for the 21st century by inspiring students to reach their full potential. My GPA was 6, I was required to submit a common application, which was free of cost.

    Course Curriculum :

    My Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program provides students with an education in engineering sciences and design, basic sciences, liberal arts and professional practice. The program graduates students ready for successful careers as practicing mechanical engineers in industry, academia, or other organizations such as national research labs. Since mechanical engineering is a very broad discipline, a graduate in this program will have much flexibility for career options.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
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    • Shopping Mall
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    Bus Station

    Baxter St at Church St IB0.18 km
    Baxter and Bloomfield IB0.26 km
    Creswell Hall (Finley St.)0.27 km
    Russell Hall0.28 km
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    Book Store

    University of Georgia Bookstore0.91 km
    Avid Bookshop at Five Points1.17 km
    Bizarro-Wuxtry Comics, Toys, & Stuff1.38 km
    Athens-Piedmont College Bookstore1.38 km
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    Airport

    Telfair-Wheeler Airport4.98 km
    Runway 9/275.16 km
    Athens-Ben Epps Airport - AHN5.43 km
    Athens VORTAC AHN 109.65.45 km
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    Restaurant

    Savannah Room Restaurant0.71 km
    The Varsity0.88 km
    Subway0.95 km
    Last Resort Grill1.21 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Bottleworks on Prince1.31 km
    Madison Square Collection1.34 km
    Alps Village2.23 km
    Westside Plaza Shopping Center2.76 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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