University of Georgia

United States of America

280th US-News World Ranking

University of Georgia is an American public research university, and was established in Athens, Georgia in the year 1785. The university is classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a R-1, its highest research activity ranking.  The university has been recognized as a Public Ivy, defined as a select group of publicly-funded universities considered to provide a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.

More than 140 degree programs are offered in a wide array of disciplines. Consisting of thirteen separate libraries, UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s largest and best research libraries containing 5.7 million volumes and one of the nation's largest map collections.  The University of Georgia is one of 126 member institutions that comprise the Association of Research Libraries. Programs in University of Georgia are taught through 17 schools/colleges: College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Environmental and Design, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate School, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Odum College of Ecology, School of Law, School of Public International Affairs, School of Social Work, Terry College of Business, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

University of Georgia consists over 36,000 students, and 2,999 academic staff. The university has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 students per faculty member, and the acceptance rate is 53%.

The University of Georgia's Office of International Education offers numerous study abroad destinations for a wide array of majors and areas of study. Destinations include Antartica Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Mexico, Poland , Puerto Rico, Russia, Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Tanzania, Turkey and United Kingdom. UGA ranks among the top five American universities for the number of students studying abroad, with more than 100 programs in over 50 countries. UGA has faculty study abroad programs on every continent, including Antarctica

Notable Alumni: M. Michele Burns (board member of Wal-Mart, Cisco Systems and Goldman Sachs), John E. Champion (President of Florida State University), Abdul Karim al-Iryani (Prime Minister of Yemen), Brooke Anderson (news anchor and producer for CNN)

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The mission of the adult education program mirrors the three-fold mission of The University of Georgia to teach, to research, and to serve. What makes the program s mission unique is the central idea of adult education that conscious, systematic, purposeful learning should be a lifelong process for everyone.

International Application for Graduate Admission, Three Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: TOEFL overall score of 80 with at least 20 on speaking and writing, IELTS overall band-width of 6.5, with no single band (score) below 6.0, GRE, GMAT, Financial Documentation, Visa Documentation, Official Transcripts, Official Proof of Degree, Certificate of Finances.

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The mission of the adult education program mirrors the three-fold mission of The University of Georgia to teach, to research, and to serve. What makes the program s mission unique is the central idea of adult education that conscious, systematic, purposeful learning should be a lifelong process for everyone.

International Application for Graduate Admission, Three Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: TOEFL overall score of 80 with at least 20 on speaking and writing, IELTS overall band-width of 6.5, with no single band (score) below 6.0, GRE, GMAT, Financial Documentation, Visa Documentation, Official Transcripts, Official Proof of Degree, Certificate of Finances.

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The major in Accounting at UGA is designed to give students an understanding of the theory of accounting as it is used in our society: accounting standards, financial statement preparation, product costs, budgeting, taxation, auditing, risk assessment, and controls.

International Application for Undergraduate Admission, High School Transcripts (secondary school), College Transcripts from each institution attended during high school, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL score of at least 213 on the computer-based exam, or a 550 paper based score, or an 80 on the internet based, A band score of 6.5 in IELTS, Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor, a School/Counselor Evaluation Letter.

Auditor, Budget Analyst, Corporate Accountant, Financial Analyst, Financial Examiner, Tax Accountant

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The Advertising major within the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is designed to train students as analysts, creative thinkers, and planners in advertising and related fields for the 21st century. Specialized courses in social media, message strategy, global/multicultural ads, and digital and graphic communication are available, with over 70% of faculty bringing professional experience to their teaching and research.

International Application for Undergraduate Admission, High School Transcripts (secondary school), College Transcripts from each institution attended during high school, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL score of at least 213 on the computer-based exam, or a 550 paper based score, or an 80 on the internet based, A band score of 6.5 in IELTS, Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor, a School/Counselor Evaluation Letter.

Advertising, Copywriting, Creative directing, Marketing, Media consulting, Media planning, Public relations, Publishing

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The Institute for African American Studies within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences provides a central focus for study of the impact of African American contributions upon human culture. Students will choose 18 credit hours from intellectually stimulating and exciting courses across three areas of concentration - History and Culture, Behavioral and Social Inquiry and Languages, and Literature and the Arts for an appreciation of history, culture, psychology, socioeconomics, diversity, humanity, and experience.

International Application for Undergraduate Admission, High School Transcripts (secondary school), College Transcripts from each institution attended during high school, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL score of at least 213 on the computer-based exam, or a 550 paper based score, or an 80 on the internet based, A band score of 6.5 in IELTS, Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor, a School/Counselor Evaluation Letter.

Public policy, Social service, Political work, Education, Historic preservation, Art conservation, Governmental work, Urban planning/development,Community leadership

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a) University online application

b) $70 application fee

c) Official high school transcript with complete grades

d) Letter of recommendation (Teacher) and Counselor / School Evaluation Form

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT range (1850-2140), ACT (27-32)

g) Average GPA 3.91-4.17

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) IELTS-6.5, CBT-213, PBT-550, IBT-80

j) Acceptance rate: 53% (2015)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate

In-state: $11,818

Out-of-state: $30,400

Graduate: $4,352 (12 or more credit hours)

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of Georgia is $15,300 approx. 

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate:

Domestic Applicants: Fall: July 1, Spring: November 15, Summer: May 1

International Applicants: Fall: April 15, Spring: October 15, Summer: February 15

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

36130

Students

2691

International Students

27547

Undergraduates

8573

Postgraduate

2007

Faculty Strength

23

International Faculty

18

Student Faculty Ratio

53
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Acceptance Rate

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30400

Tuition Fees

$
15300

Living Cost

$
2200

Other Fees

3.9

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD