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University of Georgia

University of Georgia

Athens, GA USA 30602

The University of Georgia (UGA) is the flagship university in the University of Georgia system. Founded in 1870, UGA is located in Athens, Georgia, with satellite campuses in Atlanta and Lawrenceville. UGA has an extensive list of notable alumni, including senators, governors, and a Supreme Court Justice.

Ranked 47 in the nation, UGA is among the top schools in the southern United States. It has an acceptance rate of 48% and a graduation rate of 85%. Tuition for Georgia residents is $12,080 per year, plus fees; for nonresidents, tuition is $31,120 per year, plus fees. Having nearly 30,000 undergraduates, and nearly 10,000 postgraduates, UGA is one of the largest universities in the state of Georgia. UGA follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Athens, also known as “The Classic City,” provides students a unique setting, filled with popular restaurants and a nationally known music scene. Highly regarded for its contributions to research and commitment to academic excellence, UGA is also one of the leading public universities to produce Rhodes and Fulbright scholars. It is also home to the renowned Jere W. Morehead Honors College. Beyond academics, UGA students enjoy the university’s competitive athletics program and robust network of student organizations, leadership opportunities, and service initiatives.

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