Rank: 62

University of Georgia

Athens, GAwww.uga.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1240/28
Enrollment
29,340
Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is one of the oldest public universities in the country. More than two centuries later, it is still evolving and growing. In the past decade, for example, the university has established new schools for engineering, public health, and ecology.A typical student scores above a 600 on both the math and reading SAT. The...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$26,500
% of students who get any grants
82%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,300
Average price for low-income students
$7,800
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
92%
% of need met
72%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$2,300
student success
Graduation rate
84%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Average student debt
$17,180
Average salary within 5 years
$47,800
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
35%
admissions
Acceptance rate
53%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1240/28
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
15-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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