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The University of Georgia is located on a city campus, outside of Atlanta, the state's capital city. It boasts a close-knit student community and was the first public college in the US.

Key Facts


  • #47 in National Universities according to US News & World Report 2024
  • #20 Top Public Schools
  • #21 Business Programs (#1 Insurance)
  • #82 Computer Science
  • #90 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

Year founded

  • 1785 

School type

  • Public

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 30,166

Latest graduate enrolment

  • 9,952

Student-faculty ratio

  • 17:1

Freshman acceptance rate

  • 40%

Average SAT/ ACT for freshman entry

  • SAT between 1270 and 1450 / ACT 29-33

Average GPA for freshman entry

  • 4.0

International student population

  • 1.1%

Transfer GPA of Kings alumni

  • N/A

Employment/ job placement rate

  • 92% employed or in graduate school within six months.

Median starting salary of alumni

  • $49,900

Popular majors

  • Finance, Psychology, Biology, Marketing, International Relations


  • $30,220


About the university

Different colleges/ schools within the university include College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Environment and Design, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate School, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Odum School of Ecology, School of Law, School of Public and International Affairs, School of Social Work, Terry College of Business, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

  • More than 700 student organizations
  • Around 230 undergraduate degree programs
  • 262 graduate degree programs
  • Famous alumni include Ryan Seacrest, radio and television host, movie and TV producer known for producing Keeping up with the Kardashians; Maria Taylor, TV host for ESPN, covering college sports including football, volleyball, and basketball
"I want to earn a degree in Biochemistry because I would like to pursue a career in the medical field. "
University of Georgia
Kings alumni at University of Georgia

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