The University of Georgia
The General Assembly passed an act establishing the University of Georgia (UGA) on January 27, 1785. It is the country's first public university. The first class of UGA graduates in 1804. The University of Georgia now offers over 430 programmes to international and domestic students. College of Education and Law School are the most enrolled institutes among its 18 schools and colleges.

Cost of attendance

For overseas students, the average tuition fee at the university is USD 31,120 (23.18 lakhs). Furthermore, the average cost of living is expected to be USD 15,00, which is equal to 11.71 lakhs.


The institute provides on-campus housing in a total of 27 residences, all of which are completely furnished and equipped with basic amenities such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, cable television, and high-speed Internet access. Brandon Oaks, Busbee Hall, Kenny Road, McGowan Road, McWhorter Hall, Rogers Road, Rooker Hall, University Village, and Vandiver Hall are among the residential apartments. All of these are co-ed and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On-campus accommodation costs $6,278 for the average student, and a standard meal package is $4,036. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is from 700 to 950 USD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 38920. ​​​​​​​More than 2,600 international students from 125 different countries are enrolled at UGA. The acceptance rate is 57.1%


The university's main campus, which spans 762 acres and houses 465 buildings, is located in Athens. Aside from that, the institute is stretched across nearly 40,000 acres across 31 Georgia counties. The North Campus contains some of the oldest structures and is so included on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States. The classrooms, offices, and other facilities are housed in centuries-old structures. The South Campus is home to various science and mathematics departments, as well as several athletic facilities and three professional schools: the College of Pharmacy, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the College of Engineering. The Central Campus is the hub of all student activities throughout the year, and some of the most frequently utilised buildings are located here. The Athens community has a long history with the Health Sciences Campus. The AU/UGA Medical Relationship, the College of Public Health, and other health-related programmes are housed there.


The University of Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

Jobs and Placement

The University of Georgia maintains a career centre for its students, graduates, and alumni that is completely dedicated to assisting and guiding them in their professions. The career counsellor may help with everything from job exploration to counselling, developing skills and interests, building a CV, and cover letters. A degree from the University of Georgia is a wise investment in one's future, and leading employers such as Amazon, AmeriCorps, Chick-fil-A, Oracle, Georgia-Pacific, The Walt Disney Company, Bank of America, and others seek qualified employees. The average annual pay for University of Georgia employees is $51407.

QS Ranking

#541-550 by QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#351 World University Rankings 2022 by THE

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