Students

Enrollment for fall semester 2015 totaled 36,130.

The 4,977 new freshmen who enrolled in the fall of 2015 had an SAT average of 1301 and a high school grade point average of 3.91.

525 freshmen enrolled in the UGA Honors Program for the fall of 2015 had an SAT average of 1469 and a high school grade point average of 4.07.

UGA has had 23 students named Rhodes Scholars in its history.

Juliet Elizabeth Allan of Atlanta was awarded a 2013 Rhodes scholarship. She was UGA's fourth Rhodes scholar in the previous eight years.

Meredith Paker of Madison, Wisconsin, was named a 2015 recipient of the Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom, the seventh student to win the scholarship in UGA's history. Of the 32 Marshall Scholarships awarded in 2015, only eight went to students attending public universities.

Kathleen Wilson of Beaumont, Texas, received a 2015 Truman scholarship, which recognizes juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government and elsewhere in public service.

Lauren Dennison, a junior from Raleigh, North Carolina, Erin Hollander, a sophomore from Athens, and Karishma Sriram, a junior from Athens, are 2015 Goldwater Scholars.

Honors student Torre Lavelle was awarded a 2015 Udall Foundation scholarship, recognizing outstanding sophomores and juniors pursuing careers focused on environmental or Native American public policy.

The University of Georgia is a national leader among public universities in the numbers of major scholarships earned by our students. Since 1995, UGA has produced eight Rhodes Scholars, five Gates Cambridge Scholars, seven Marshall Scholars, three Mitchell Scholars, 49 Goldwater Scholars, 13 Truman Scholars, and 13 Udall Scholars.

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