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University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Terrell Hall
Athens, GA 30602

Official telephone: (706) 542-3000


Screen last updated on: April 29, 2011
Total undergraduates: 11,104 men, 15,038 women, 26,142 total
Full-time undergraduates: 10,386 men, 14,284 women, 24,670 total
Part-time undergraduates: 718 men, 754 women, 1,472 total
Total graduate students: 3,611 men, 5,132 women, 8,743 total
Full-time graduate students: 2,764 men, 3,576 women, 6,340 total
Part-time graduate students: 847 men, 1,556 women, 2,403 total
Average age of full-time undergraduates: 21
U.S. region where majority of students come from: Southeast
Percent of full-time U.S. undergraduates from out of state: 15%
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
7.6% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
77.9% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8.1% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
1.0% Nonresident Alien
1.9% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
6.8% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Hispanic/Latino
79.9% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7.1% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
0.7% Nonresident Alien
2.3% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 615 acres
City or town school is located in: Athens
Population of city/town: 110,000
Locations of branch/satellite campuses: UGA at Gwinnett - Lawrenceville, GA
UGA at Tifton - Tifton, GA
UGA at Griffin - Griffin, GA
Nearest major city: Atlanta
Distance of nearest major city: 70 miles
Population of nearest major city: 519,145
Online campus map:

Institution offers housing: yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year: No. Yes but first priority is given to freshmen, the rest is based upon space availability.
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms (49%)
  • women's dorms (13%)
  • sorority housing (11%)
  • fraternity housing (7%)
  • single-student apartments (13%)
  • married-student apartments (7%)
  • special housing for disabled students
  • special housing for international students
  • other housing including Honors, language-focused
    residence hall owned in Oxford, England
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 98%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 27%
Percent of students who live off campus: 73%
Students required to live on campus: new freshmen
Percent of all students who have cars on campus: 48%
Student conduct policies:
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, alcohol and other drugs policy
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age: yes

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Every student is required to take a computer course: no
Computer equipment is provided in: residence halls, library, computer center/lab(s), student center
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 6000
Internet access provided to all students: yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students: yes
School has a library on campus: yes
Additional library facilities/collections:
Archives. Special collections. Academic libraries. Curriculum materials center. Science Library. Law Library.
Museums and other special academic buildings/equipment on campus:
Museum of Art, Museum of Natural History, Athletic Heritage Museum, Performing Arts Center, botanical gardens, ethno-botanical gardens, Whitehall Forest, Animal Health Research Center, Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame, Student Learning Center, Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Tate student Center.

Remedial learning services:
reading, writing, math, study skills
Additional services offered:
nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, women's center, day care, health insurance
Counseling services:
minority student, military, veteran student, older student, birth control, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
Career placement services:
co-op education, internships, career/job search classes, interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, specialized career fairs.
Services for students with disabilities:
note-taking services, tape recorders, tutors, reader services, interpreters for hearing-impaired, special transportation, special housing, adaptive equipment, braille services
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped: partially

Number of social fraternities on campus: 34
Number of fraternities that have chapter houses: 29
Percent of men who join fraternities: 21%
Number of social sororities on campus: 25
Number of sororities that have chapter houses: 17
Percent of women who join sororities: 24%
Student activities:
student government, student newspaper, literary magazine, yearbook, radio station, television station
School newspaper(s): Red and Black - daily newspaper
Number of honor societies: 22
Total number of registered organizations: 638
Campus-based religious organizations:
Numerous religious groups available for students to join. See
for complete listing
Minority student organizations:
Numerous ethnic/racial groups available for students to join. See
for complete listing
International student organizations:
Numerous international groups available for students to join. See
for complete listing
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Numerous student groups available for students to join. See
for complete listing

School has an athletic program: yes
Athletic director: Damon Evans,
Athletic Director
Director of women's athletics: Carla Williams,
Assoc. Athletic Director and Senior Women Administrator
Athletic department's mailing address: Athletic Director
University of Georgia
P.O. Box 1472
Athens, GA 30602
School colors: Red & Black
School mascot: Bulldogs (Uga VII is the current live mascot)
Athletic conference memberships: Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A)

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballyesNCAA Div. I
Men's basketballyesNCAA Div. I
Men's cross-countryyesNCAA Div. I
Men's footballyesNCAA Div. I
Men's golfyesNCAA Div. I
Men's swimmingyesNCAA Div. I
Men's tennisyesNCAA Div. I
Men's track and field (indoor)yesNCAA Div. I
Men's track and field (outdoor)yesNCAA Div. I
Women's basketballyesNCAA Div. I
Women's cross-countryyesNCAA Div. I
Women's equestrian sportsyesNCAA Div. I
Women's golfyesNCAA Div. I
Women's gymnasticsyesNCAA Div. I
Women's socceryesNCAA Div. I
Women's softballyesNCAA Div. I
Women's swimmingyesNCAA Div. I
Women's tennisyesNCAA Div. I
Women's track and field (indoor)yesNCAA Div. I
Women's track and field (outdoor)yesNCAA Div. I
Women's volleyballyesNCAA Div. I

Percent of students in varsity/club intercollegiate sports: 2%
Percent of students in intramural/recreational sports: 52%
Athletic facilities:
The 430,000 sq. ft. Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities is a state-of-the-art recreational facility for UGA students, faculty and staff. Rated by Sports Illustrated as Best Recreation Center in the nation, the facility annually receives over 1.2 million visits from students.

Directly across College Station Road from the Ramsey Center is the Rec Sports Complex -- the University of Georgia's version of Central Park. The complex provides grounds for playing fields, fitness trails, picnic areas, tennis courts, running paths, beach and lake activities and much more. Six of the tennis courts are currently lighted and plans are underway to light the entire complex.

A map of the complex can be viewed at the following site:

Various off-campus commercial options are available to student and staff as well
Intramural/Recreational sports:
The following sports are offered in various forms -- men, women and/or co-ed:
Badminton, Basketball, Dodgeball, Final's 5K Race, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Free Throw Contest, General Information, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Outdoor Soccer, Racquetball, Slam Dunk Contest, Softball, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Three Point Contest, Volleyball, Wiffleball
Club sports for men:
Badminton, Baseball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-Country, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Skydiving, Soccer, Softball, Swim Club, Synchronized Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Water skiing, Wrestling
Club sports for women:
Badminton, Cheerleading, Crew, Dance Team, Equestrian, Fencing, Karate, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swim Club, Synchronized Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Water Skiing, Whitewater

Public transportation serves campus: yes
Nearest international airport: Atlanta (80 miles)
Nearest other airport: Athens (3 miles)
Nearest passenger train service: Atlanta (75 miles)
Nearest passenger bus service: Athens (1 mile)

Institutional employment is available: yes
Percent of full-time undergraduates working on campus: 9%
Off-campus employment opportunities for undergraduates are: fair
Freshmen are discouraged from working for first term: no

Percent of graduates who pursue further study: 23% immediately
List of graduate schools most often selected by recent graduates:
University of Georgia, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mercer University, Emory University, University of North Carolina, Vanderbilt University, University of Alabama-Birmingham, University of Virginia, University of Maryland, Florida State University
Percent of graduates who enter job market in field related to major: 63% within six months of graduation
List of firms that most frequently hire graduates:
AT&T, Centers for Disease Control, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Coyote Logistics, CVS Pharmacy, Deloitte, Eli Lilly & Co., Emory University, Ernst & Young, GA Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, KPMG, Macy’s, McKesson, Merial, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Suntrust Bank, Teach for America, University of Georgia, Turner Broadcasting Systems, US-EPA
List of most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Charlayne Hunter-Gault, international journalist
  • John Huey, Editor-in-Chief, Time Inc.
  • Gov. Sonny Perdue, Governor of Georgia

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