University of Georgia Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Athens, GA
Website
www.uga.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
24,496
Part-Time Undergrads
1,763
Setting
Mid-sized city
In-State Tuition
$9,842
Out-of-State Tuition
$28,052
Room & Board
$8,970
Acceptance Rate
63 %
Admission Difficulty
Average
Average SAT Scores
1680–1960
Average ACT Scores
25–30

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • The people
  • Football season
  • Downtown
  • The weather

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Constant construction
  • Competition for majors
  • Humidity
  • Diversity

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

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.

Georgia Student Reviews

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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
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