We are the

We arethe birthplace of public higher education in America

Established in 1785, we sparked a movement that continues to shape our nation. Today, public colleges and universities across the United States educate about 15 million students each year.

The Birthplace of Public Higher Education in America

We area powerhouse in academics and athletics

U.S. News & World Report ranked us the 13th best national public university. We’re also recognized for our dominance on and off the field by Forbes.

  • #13 Best National Public University
  • #17 College that dominates academically and athletically

We arehome to the best and brightest

Our Honors program is one of the top 10 programs in the nation, and the 2018 freshman class is the most academically-qualified class in our history.

We aretackling the world’s grand challenges

From finding cures for deadly diseases to improving our food supply, UGA faculty and students never stop searching for better solutions.

We area launching pad for promising careers

96 percent of our alumni are employed or attending grad school within six months of graduation—well above the national average.

We arecommitted to excellence and affordability

The New York Times ranked us #10 among public universities on their College Access Index.

We arepreparing the next generation of leaders

We’re committed to match every incoming student with an immersive hands-on learning opportunity because we believe experience cements learning.

We’re the largest university to make this commitment.