The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with state-wide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified flagship institution of higher education. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered university in the country. The University of Georgia is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as a very high research activity and community engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation.
UGA’s main campus is located in Athens, Georgia, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta. It has campuses in Griffin and Tifton, and programs in Gwinnett and Atlanta. UGA employs approximately 2,000 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,000 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students, including over 29,500 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. For more information about the University of Georgia, please refer to https://ww...w.uga.edu
UGA Student Affairs comprises 16 campus departments that inspire students to engage meaningfully, grow intellectually, and build character so they will create thriving communities. For more information, see studentaffairs.uga.edu.