Location
Athens, GA
Undergrads
24,496
Tuition (in-state)
$28,052 ($9,842)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Sophomore

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

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4 College Sophomore

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

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4 College Sophomore

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

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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.

3 College Senior

Facilities: student union is not bad but not many libraries

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3 College Senior

Overall Experience: classes can sometimes be large

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: employers are alwasy recruiting on campus

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3 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: athens is a great college town that really caters to the students

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3 College Senior

Diversity: i have a good mix in my classes of diversity

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4 College Senior

Academics: all of my professors have been great and easily accessible if i need help

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5 College Sophomore

Nightlife: the nightlife is unreal. it is amazing. it is where some of my best memories are made.

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4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: There is a lot to do in athens but the main thing to experience is the night life! it is unlike anywhere else. the locals are very nice to the students, especially on the weekends when they are usually out. there is a lot of shopping, but the shopping is kind of pricey.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: the campus is overall not to strict with things, which is good because you really do feel like you are in the real world making decisions on your own. they are very strict with academics (violations, honor code, etc.).

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: there are soooo many off campus dining options. i do not think i will be able to eat at all of them by the time i graduate because there are so many. they offer so many varieties of food and you can find anything within your price range.

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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: the greek life is awesome at this university! even though only about half the students are greek, their precense is very known and you can see greek letters on shirts everywhere. the non greeks however do view the greeks as snobby and buying their friends. the students involved in greek life are also very involved in philanthropy organizations and they have good gpas, otherwise they are on academic probation.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have had the best experience at UGA! there is so much to do, almost too much to do, and i could never have experienced these things anywhere else. saturdays between the hedges is probably one of the best things at the university. everybody is so nice and so helpful. you can only do better at this university with all the opportunities. the classes can be hard but the social scene is so much fun.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: there are so many job opportunities are the college itself, but the university and all the students at it, create connections for you. these connections open up so many job opportunities or internships.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: the dining at UGA is the best! each dining hall is so different and that creates so many options and varieties of food. the only bad thing about campus dining is the hours, they close relatively early and the late night dining is only at snelling and it is only pizza and pasta.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: there are a lot more girls on campus than boys, so it can be challenging to find a mate. the girls can be stuck up and will only talk to their friends or their sorority sisters. the fraternity guys generally only talk to their brothers and can be stuck up. greek life is very noticeable on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: My specific major, being business management, is easier than any of the science majors, but it is still challenging with classes like accounting and some of the economics classes. The work load varies from class to class, but it is usually a little hefty. it all pays off in the end though.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: the academics offered at this university vary immensely. there are so many classes offered, some are obviously easier than others. ratemyprofessor is a definite must because your professor really makes the world of difference and that difference can be a letter grade. the work load is more than most colleges and the classes are more challenging but it is all worth it.

4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The financial aid is a pretty easy process. there were no mistakes in what i should have or should not have received. if i did have a question about the financial aid, the office was always quick to pick up the phone or email me back and they were very helpful.

5 College Sophomore

Facilities: The student life at the University of Georgia is amazing! the students are so involved in so many things whether it is athletics, clubs, organizations, or greek life. The students all rally around the athletics so much and it brings so much light to the university! the students not only are very social and committed to their organizations, but everybody works hard with their athletics. there is always somebody studying or doing homework in the dining hall, student learning center, tate, or the library!

5 College Sophomore

Facilities: Honestly, the collegiate experience is nothing without student life on campus. Student life is what sets a college apart from high school or online college. I think campus life is one of the most valuable things that a student can take away from going off to college. So you guys want to know about student life on my campus? How about this: GOOOOOOOOO DAWWWWGGGGGGSSSSSS! (now honestly...need I say more?)

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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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