Academic Ranking of World Universities

The University of Georgia
English Name: The University of Georgia
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: USA
Found Year: 1785
Address: 220 South Jackson Street

Established by a charter adopted by the Georgia Legislature in 1785, the University of Georgia is the first university in America to be chartered by a state government. The principles embodied in its charter 'that education is the foundation of a democratic society and a right of all citizens, and that providing education is the responsibility of government' helped give rise to the American system of public higher education. UGA's picturesque 762-acre campus, in the Appalachian foothills about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, is adorned with many 19th century buildings including Old College (1806), and the University Chapel (1832). North Campus, featuring quads with century-old trees and scenic green spaces, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other notable campus features include bike paths, quiet gardens, one of the nation's largest student recreation/fitness centers and one of the oldest cemeteries on an American university campus (dating to 1814). The University of Georgia is Georgia's most popular college (approximately 26,000 applications for the 2018 freshman class) and has one of the nation's largest and oldest Honors Programs, attracting superior students from across the country. UGA is the nation's largest public university to ensure that each of its students engages in hands-on experiences--such as an internship, study abroad, service-learning or research--that enhance learning and position them for success after graduation.  The Experiential Learning requirement went into effect in fall 2016 for all incoming and transfer undergraduate students. UGA is a national leader among public universities in the number of major scholarships earned by its students. Students have earned 24 Rhodes Scholarships, 51 Goldwater Scholarships, 21 Truman Scholarships, 15 Udall Scholarships, 35 Boren Scholarships and 7 Marshall Scholarships. Since 2001, 142 UGA students have earned Fulbright Scholarships. In 2015, Georgia was among only 7 universities nationwide with recipients of all three major national undergraduate scholarships: the Goldwater, Truman, and Udall. The student satisfaction rate is high with 95 percent of freshmen returning as sophomores, and Georgia's HOPE Scholarship keeps in-state student costs among the lowest at major public universities. Long a research leader in such fields as agriculture, biology and biotechnology, UGA is rapidly building strength in human and animal health and biomedicine with its College of Public Health, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute and Cancer Center. A physician education program developed jointly with Augusta University began in 2010 to offset a severe shortage of doctors in Georgia. A 56-acre Health Sciences Campus houses the Medical Partnership, College of Public Health and other health-related programs. The Eugene P. Odum School of Ecology, opened in 2007, is the world's first stand-alone school devoted to ecological studies and research. UGA's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is home to the prestigious Peabody Awards, the world's oldest prize in electronic media. In addition, the Peabody Archives in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries contain some of the best radio, television and cable programs ever produced. The University is home to Georgia's official state botanical garden, state art museum and state museum of natural history, as well as the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.

Total Enrollment:32141
           International Students:1168(4%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:24995
           International Students:189(0.8%)
Graduate Enrollment:7146
           International Students:979(14%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Advertising and Public Relations
           Agricultural and Applied Economics
           Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
           Anatomy & Radiology
           Animal and Dairy Science
           Art, Lamar Dodd School of
           Bachelor of Science In Environmental Health
           Bachelor of Science In Health Promotion
           Banking and Finance
           Biochemical Engineering
           Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
           Biological and Agricultural Engineering
           Biological Sciences
           Cellular Biology
           Child & Family Development
           Communication Sciences & Special Education
           Communication Studies
           Comparative Literature
           Computer Science
           Computer Systems Engineering
           Cooperative Extension
           Counseling & Human Development Services
           Crop and Soil Sciences
           Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology
           Elementary & Social Studies Education
           Environmental Engineering
           Family and Consumer Sciences Education
           Family Financial Planning, Housing
           Fisheries & Wildlife
           Food Science and Technology
           Germanic & Slavic Studies
           Housing & Consumer Economics
           Human Development & Disability
           Infectious Diseases
           International Affairs
           Journalism and Mass Communication
           Landscape Architecture
           Language & Literacy Education
           Large Animal Medicine
           Legal Studies
           Lifelong Education, Administration, & Policy
           Management Information Systems
           Marine Sciences
           Mathematics & Science Education
           Music, Hugh Hodgson School of
           Natural Resources Recreation & Tourism
           New Media Certificate
           Physics and Astronomy
           Physiology & Pharmacology
           Plant Biology
           Plant Pathology
           Political Science
           Population Health
           Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
           Poultry Science
           Public Administration & Policy
           Real Estate
           Risk Management and Insurance
           Romance Languages
           Small Animal Medicine & Surgery (Includes Exotics, Wildlife & Zoo Medicine)
           Textiles, Merchandising & Interiors
           The Bachelor of Social Work
           Theatre and Film Studies
           Water & Soil
           Workforce Education, Leadership, & Social Foundations
Master's Degree Programs
           Adult Education
           Agribusiness (MAB)
           Agricultural and Applied Economics (MS)
           Agricultural Engineering
           Agricultural Leadership (MAL)
           Animal and Dairy Science (MADS)
           Animal Science (MS)
           Applied Mathematical Science: Computer Science
           Applied Mathematical Science: Mathematics
           Archaeological Resource Management
           Art (MFA)
           Art Education
           Art History
           Artificial Intelligence
           Avian Health and Medicine
           Avian Medicine
           Biochemical Engineering
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MS)
           Bioinformatics (MS)
           Biological Engineering (MS)
           Bioprocessing and Biomanufacturing (MBB)
           Business Administration: Full-time, Fast Track Professional, and Executive MBA programs
           Cellular Biology (MS)
           Chemistry (MS)
           Child and Family Development (MS)
           Classical Languages (MA)
           College Student Affairs Administration (MEd)
           Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA)
           Communication Studies (MA)
           Comparative Literature
           Computer Science (MS)
           Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development (MS)
           Crop and Soil Science (MCSS)
           Crop and Soil Sciences (MS)
           Dairy Science
           Early Childhood Education (MEd)
           Ecology (MS)
           Economics (MA)
           Educational Administration and Policy (MEd)
           Educational Psychology (MA)
           English (MA)
           English Education (MA)
           Entomology (MS)
           Environmental Economics (MS)
           Environmental Engineering (MS)
           Environmental Health (MS)
           Environmental Planning and Design (MEPD)
           Food Animal Medicine (MFAM)
           Food Science (MS)
           Food Technology (MFT)
           Foods and Nutrition (MS)
           Forest Resources
           French (MA)
           Genetics (MS)
           Geography (MA)
           Geology (MS)
           German (MA)
           Greek (MA)
           Historic Preservation (MHP)
           History (MA)
           Horticulture (MS)
           Housing and Consumer Economics (MS)
           Human Resource and Organizational Development (MEd)
           International Policy (MIP)
           Internet Technology (MIT)
           Journalism and Mass Communication
           Kinesiology (MS)
           Landscape Architecture (MLA)
           Latin Non-thesis (MA)
           Law (Graduate Legal Studies)
           Learning, Design and Technology (MEd)
           Linguistics (MA)
           Marine Sciences (MS)
           Marketing Research (MMR)
           Mathematics (MA-Thesis)
           Mathematics Education
           Microbiology (MS)
           Middle School Education (MAT)
           Music (MA)
           Music Education (MMEd)
           Natural Resources (MNR)
           Nonprofit Organizations (MA)
           Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences (MS)
           Philosophy (MA)
           Physics (MS)
           Plant Biology (MS)
           Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (MS)
           Plant Pathology (MS)
           Plant Protection and Pest Management (MPPPM)
           Political Science & International Affairs (MA)
           Poultry Science (MS)
           Professional Counseling (MEd)
           Public Administration (MPA)
           Public Health (MPH)
           Reading Education (MA)
           Recreation and Leisure Studies (MA)
           Regulatory Affairs (MS)
           Religion (MA)
           Romance Languages (MA)
           Science Education (MA)
           Social Studies Education (MEd)
           Social Work (MSW)
           Sociology (MA)
           Spanish (MA)
           Special Education (MA)
           Statistics (MS)
           Teaching Additional Languages (MEd)
           Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors (MS)
           Theatre and Film Studies (MFA)
           Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (MS)
           Workforce Education (MAT)
Doctoral Programs
           Adult Education
           Agricultural and Applied Economics (PhD)
           Animal and Dairy Science (PhD)
           Animal Nutrition (PhD)
           Anthropology (PhD)
           Art (PhD)
           Art Education
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PhD)
           Bioinformatics (PHD)
           Biological and Agricultural Engineering (PhD)
           Business Administration: Accounting (PhD)
           Business Administration: Banking and Finance (PhD)
           Business Administration: Management (PhD)
           Business Administration: Management Information Systems (PhD)
           Business Administration: Marketing (PhD)
           Business Administration: Real Estate (PhD)
           Business Administration: Risk Management and Insurance (PhD)
           Cellular Biology (PhD)
           Chemistry (PhD)
           Child and Family Development (PhD)
           Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy (PhD)
           Communication Sciences and Disorders (PhD)
           Communication Studies (PhD)
           Comparative Literature (PhD)
           Computer Science (PhD)
           Counseling and Student Personnel Services (PhD)
           Counseling Psychology (PhD)
           Crop and Soil Sciences (PhD)
           Early Childhood Education (PhD)
           Ecology (PhD)
           Economics (PhD)
           Educational Administration and Policy (PhD)
           Educational Leadership (EdD)
           Educational Psychology (EdD)
           Elementary Education (PhD)
           English (PhD)
           Entomology (PhD)
           Food Science (PhD)
           Foods and Nutrition (PhD)
           Forest Resources
           Genetics (PhD)
           Geography (PhD)
           Geology (PhD)
           Health Promotion and Behavior (PhD)
           Higher Education (EdD)
           History (PhD)
           Horticulture (PhD)
           Housing and Consumer Economics (PhD)
           Infectious Diseases (PhD)
           Integrative Conservation and Anthropology
           Integrative Conservation and Ecology
           Integrative Conservation and Forestry and Natural Resources (FANR)
           Integrative Conservation and Geography
           Kinesiology (PhD)
           Learning, Design and Technology (PhD)
           Linguistics (PhD)
           Marine Sciences (PhD)
           Mass Communication
           Mathematics (PhD)
           Mathematics Education
           Microbiology (PhD)
           Middle School Education (PhD)
           Music (PhD)
           Music Education (EdD)
           Neuroscience (PhD)
           Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences (PhD)
           Pharmacology (PhD)
           Philosophy (PhD)
           Physics (PhD)
           Physiology (PhD)
           Plant Biology (PhD)
           Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics (PHD)
           Plant Pathology (PhD)
           Political Science & International Affairs (PhD)
           Poultry Science (PhD)
           Psychology (PhD)
           Public Administration (PhD)
           Public Health (DrPH)
           Recreation and Leisure Studies (PhD)
           Romance Languages (PhD)
           School Psychology (PhD)
           Science Education (EdD)
           Social Foundations of Education (PhD)
           Social Studies Education (PhD)
           Social Work (PhD)
           Sociology (PHD)
           Special Education (PhD)
           Statistics (PhD)
           Textile Sciences (PhD)
           Theatre and Film Studies (PhD)
           Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (PhD)
           Veterinary Pathology (PhD)
           Workforce Education (EdD)

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject Fields
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