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University of Georgia is a public institution situated in Athens, Georgia. The city atmosphere of Athens makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$32,781 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
48% Acceptance Rate

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University of Georgia Rankings

UGA landed the #123 spot in our 2022 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,110 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 70 colleges in Georgia, it is ranked at #3.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UGA has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#87 Best Business Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UGA.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Insurance Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Specialized Sales Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Managerial Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UGA has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Management Information Systems Schools College Factual
#13 Best International Business Schools College Factual
#30 Best Marketing Schools College Factual
#39 Best Accounting Schools College Factual
#61 Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools College Factual
#251 Best Schools Course Advisor

Where Is University of Georgia?


Contact details for UGA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Administration Building, Athens, GA 30602
Phone: 706-542-3000

How Do I Get Into UGA?

You can apply to UGA online at:

Admission Requirements for UGA

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UGA?

48% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
68% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to UGA. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 48%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 44%, and the acceptance rate for women is 51%.

Average Test Scores

About 68% of students accepted to UGA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 630 and 720. Math scores were between 620 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Georgia  ( 630 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Georgia  ( 620 to 740 )
UGA received ACT scores from 63% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 31 and 35. Math scores were between 27 and 32. Composite scores were between 29 and 33.

ACT English Scores for University of Georgia  ( 31 to 35 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Georgia  ( 27 to 32 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Georgia  ( 29 to 33 )

Can I Afford University of Georgia?

$32,781 Net Price
28% Take Out Loans
2.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UGA is $32,781. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UGA, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $6,461 a year. That adds up to $25,844 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UGA is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Georgia Undergraduate Student Diversity

27,888 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 29,765 undergraduate students at UGA, with 27,888 being full-time and 1,877 being part-time.


There are also 9,382 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 27,888 full-time undergraduates at UGA, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Georgia students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,030
Black or African American 1,988
Hispanic or Latino 1,907
White 19,112
International Students 332
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,519

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at University of Georgia. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 98 countries are represented at UGA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Georgia

880 Took All Classes Online
6,158 Took At Least One Class Online
12.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 6,158 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UGA has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 29th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of UGA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Georgia was 12.7%. This is the #1,138 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UGA regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Georgia Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 0
Agricultural Economics 0
Accounting 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 0
Organizational Leadership 0
Business Economics 0
Entrepreneurship 0
Finance 0
General Business/Commerce 0
Insurance 0
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Actuarial Science 0
Management Science 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Marketing Research 0
General Management Information Systems 0
Real Estate 0
Fashion Merchandising 0
Advertising 0
Political Communication 0
Public Relations 0
Sports Communication 0
General Economics 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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