Location
Athens, GA
Undergrads
24,496
Tuition (in-state)
$28,052 ($9,842)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 3603 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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College Senior

Nightlife: I don't really do the party scene.

4 College Senior

Athletics: Everyone supports the school's teams!

2 people found this useful Report
College Senior

Campus Dining: I pack my own lunch.

2 College Senior

Health & Safety: There are a several break ins that happen every semester.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Most people are fairly attractive.

College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Live of campus and bring my own lunch.

4 College Senior

Academics: The accounting program is very competitive and required a lot of hard work!

3 College Senior

Academics: Most of the teachers are great. Registration is difficult right now because they switched systems.

1 person found this useful Report
College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Don't live in the school's city. I commute to school.

4 College Senior

Facilities: The Student center is great!

1 person found this useful Report
College Senior

Local Atmosphere: I am only on campus for classes, I dont live on campus.

3 College Senior

Scholarships: Getting HOPE is easy as long as you keep your grades up.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are many different types of people in Athens so you always have to be careful. The campus is usually very safe, it's the locals that can cause a lot of issues.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Majors: It's hard to pay school without help from financial aid. I plan on getting a job or internship this year but it's very competitive.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Majors: There are a lot of people fighting for the same thing. You have to have certain prerequisites and GPA's.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There are a bunch of different types of people that attend UGA and many people accept others for who they want to be.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Athens is such a great town. The town is filled with different cultures, activities, and shopping.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: It is difficult to fill out the forms without some knowledge about taxes and income. It's difficult to receive financial aid even if you need it.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: It's a lot of fun. There are many different social events and parties that allow everyone to get together. It makes it easy to make friends on such a big campus

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: Athletic centers are great. A lot of options for students as well. You can find just about anything on campus if you look for it

4 College Sophomore

Academics: It's tough but doable. It's also competitive and pushes you to do better.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: There are many different options on how you want to do things in school.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: UGA is well respected and is good at preparing for the outside world.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It depends where you live. ECV is super nice and set up like apartments, but you don't get the social interaction like in the dorms. The dorms are tiny and cluttered and still have community bathrooms

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: So many different options and price ranges. You can find almost anything you can think of. A romantic dinner, late night snack, and cheap brunch are all within a few miles of each other with lots of variety.

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Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Christopher Joshua Benton
Hometown
Norfolk, VA
Major
English/Magzine Print Journalism/New Media
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One of the most amazing things about students at UGA is that I have never heard one person say they don't like being here. UGA and Athens have so much to offer in so many different categories, that there really is something for everyone. The positive energy of 30,000 people who are happy to be here is captivating, and something you will instantly want to be a part of. It will not take long before you regard Athens as your second home, and after about a week, most students forget how big a school it is.

It's exciting to be in Athens because there is always something going on, whether it is entertainment, a demonstration, job fairs, or just a chance to hang out with people you just met who are now your best friends. Students are encouraged to explore their talents and make the most of their four years here, and most students are able to achieve their ultimate "college experience." Sometimes, it seems like we are all characters in some cheesy teen movie because college life in Athens is so classic, but academically, socially, and personally, this school seems to have changed most of us for the better.

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