Founded within the University of Georgia in 1859, the College of Agricultural and
Environmental Sciences has a rich history of advancing technology in Georgia’s most
valuable industry. Through the college’s 22 majors, 17 minors, and facilities in Athens,
Griffin and Tifton, students study diverse fields aimed at providing a better quality
of life for all.
Whether it is examining how we move, how body and mind interact, or how to inspire
the next generation of educators, the College of Education pursues answers that directly
affect our world. Its faculty are dedicated to discovering new ways to learn and improve
lives, with studies that also provide experiential learning opportunities for students.
The College of Engineering equips students with an understanding of the social and
economic impact of their work, the ability to communicate their ideas, the ability
to work effectively in teams, and the skills to provide leadership in solving society’s
grand challenges. One of the newest and fastest growing colleges of engineering in
the nation, we offer 15 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, dual degrees,
One of the oldest design schools in the country, the College of Environment and Design
offers degrees in landscape architecture, historic preservation, and environmental
design and planning. Our students are prepared for professional practice, with a grounding
in theory, history, research methods, and sustainable and ethical environmental design
Students in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences aim to make a difference in
the lives of individuals, families, and communities. Deeply rooted in UGA’s history,
the college offers degrees in financial planning, fashion merchandising, business,
and more, all aligned with industry best practices.
Founded in 1903, the College of Pharmacy delivers high quality education, research
opportunities, experiential programs, and service learning to advance the pharmacy
profession and the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences. The largest pharmacy school
in the state, the college offers a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, multiple graduate programs,
and an undergraduate degree.
The College of Public Health promotes health in human populations, protects the environment,
and prevents disease and injury in Georgia, the U.S., and globally. Founded in 2005
and located on the Health Sciences campus, the college provides graduate and undergraduate
degree and certificate programs to over 1,000 students.
Founded in 1946, the College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to training future
veterinarians, conducting research related to animal and human diseases, and providing
veterinary services for animals and their owners. The college enrolls 114 students
each fall out of more than 1,200 who apply.
The oldest, largest, and most academically diverse college at UGA, Franklin College
is home to three of the five most popular majors at UGA and regularly produces half
of the total credit hours earned at the university. Named for Benjamin Franklin, the
college held its first classes in 1801 and 1806 and now offers more than 80 degree
Founded in 1910, the Graduate School coordinates the graduate programs of all schools
and colleges of the university. As the state’s flagship institution, UGA has much
to offer, including more than 250 graduate programs, more than a dozen of which are
rated among the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Established in 1915, the Grady College offers undergraduate majors in advertising,
entertainment and media studies, journalism, and public relations, along with several
graduate degrees. The college houses three certificate programs — Grady Sports Media,
the New Media Institute, and the Public Affairs Communications certificate — as well
as the Peabody Awards.
The Odum School of Ecology is the world’s first school committed solely to the study
of ecology, the science that explores how all living things interact. Our researchers
are addressing questions like what impacts global change will have on the economics
and welfare of future generations; where, when, and how new diseases will emerge;
and which species are likely to go extinct and why.
Established in 1859, the School of Law is consistently regarded as one of the nation’s
top law schools. The school is proud of its longstanding commitment to preparing the
next generation of legal leaders and ensuring a strong return on investment for its
three degrees — the Juris Doctor, the Master of Laws and the Master in the Study of
Founded at the start of the 21st century, the School of Public and International Affairs
prides itself on being “a new school for a new millennium,” dedicated to civic engagement,
public leadership, scholarship on political institutions and policy, and effective
governance. Ranked among the top public affairs programs in the country, SPIA prepares
students for good citizenship and careers in public life.
Founded in 1964, the University of Georgia School of Social Work was the first state-funded
school of social work in Georgia. Today, it ranks 25th among public university social
work graduate programs and prepares culturally competent practitioners and scholars
to be leaders in addressing persistent and emerging social problems through practice,
research, and policy.
Founded in 1912, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business is the state’s
flagship business school within the country’s first state-chartered university. As
a Top 20 public business school, we believe hard work creates a culture of success
resulting in more successful careers for our students, more successful businesses
in our state and country, and greater economic development in our communities.
The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at UGA is the oldest existing
forestry school in the South. The Warnell School’s educational and outreach programs
focus on the conservation and management of Earth’s natural resources and emphasizes
the importance of balanced management of ecosystems throughout Georgia and the world.