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UGA is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.
UGA is tied for 20th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 list of the 50 top public universities in America.
Last year the Visitors Center booked more than 32,000 tours. Book your tour now and discover UGA!
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Since 1851, 25 governors of Georgia have been graduates of Georgia. At least 17 UGA alumni are presidents or provosts of colleges and universities in the U.S. Nine UGA graduates have received the Pulitzer Prize. Four UGA alumni have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
The University of Georgia is a national leader among public universities in the numbers of major scholarships earned by our students. We have had seven Rhodes Scholars since 1996. In the same period, our students have won 41 Goldwater Scholarships. UGA students have earned ten Truman Scholarships since 1996, and each year we have multiple recipients of major national scholarships.
UGA graduate programs remained among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2012 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools.
Whether you are looking for personal improvement, seeking a credential or wanting to change your career path, the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education delivers a variety of educational programs to meet your learning needs.
The University of Georgia has approximately 180 International Cooperative Agreements (ICAs) in over 50 countries. These agreements allow for the formal development of activities such as faculty and student exchanges, collaborative research, seminars and workshops, and/or service programs.
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Research at UGA
The Office of the Vice President for Research encourages and supports UGA research, scholarship and creative activities by assisting with the recruitment of research-intensive faculty, and providing infrastructure for sponsored research. We help to move UGA innovations into the marketplace, encourage research-based economic development, and ensure responsible conduct in research.
Centers & Institutes
UGA research addresses real-life problems, including the grand challenges associated with water, food, fuel, environment and health. It also enriches the soul through the arts, humanities and social sciences. OVPR's Interdisciplinary centers, institutes and research initiatives provide enhanced interactions and focus on advanced areas of research.
Access to state-of-the-art core facilities and technologies, as well as campus experts, is essential for cutting-edge research.
Student and Postdoctoral Research
Undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are critical to the successful pursuit of research and scholarship at the University of Georgia. They contribute in multiple ways to research and scholarship in the physical, life and social sciences, as well as the arts and humanities.
Public Service & Outreach at UGA
UGA Public Service and Outreach enhances quality of life in Georgia by applying the knowledge of the University to the state’s evolving economic, social, and community needs.
For more than 80 years, PSO has led the University in bringing its resources to each of Georgia’s 159 counties, 500+ cities, and around the world, serving more than 110,000 individuals annually to improve the quality of life in Georgia and beyond.
The University of Georgia has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its institutional commitment to community engagement through teaching, research, and public service with the Community Engagement Classification. UGA is one of only 115 colleges and universities to achieve this elective classification in 2010 and will join the ranks of only 311 institutions nationally.
Georgia is committed to building a service program that embodies the historical ideals of outreach and engagement through community access to the university’s resources.
- Student Life
Campus Life is a primary point of contact for students through more than 600 registered student organizations; student programming groups; social fraternities and sororities; student leadership programs and volunteer services; and international and multicultural programs.
Health & Recreation
The 440,000-square-foot Bernard B. and Eugenia A. Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities is one of the largest and most comprehensive fitness/exercise facilities for students and faculty in the country, and has been rated by Sports Illustrated as the nation's best such facility.
In 2000, UGA was the first university in the nation to organize a collegiate Relay For Life. It raised more than $115,000. UGA Relay now has over 3,200 student volunteers and has raised more than $2.3 million, benefiting The American Cancer Society.
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Ways of giving
Private support from individuals, foundations, and corporations provides the margin of excellence that distinguishes great universities from good ones.
You can become a part of Georgia's lasting legacy by strengthening your school, college, or academic unit today, through your contributions.
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With over 100 alumni organizations in major cities around the world, it's easy to keep your connection to UGA, lifelong and worldwide.
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Arts at UGA
Visit Arts at UGA to find information on the performing, visual and literary arts all on one site.
Performing Arts at UGA
UGA’s Performing Arts Center features two acoustically superb concert halls. Other performance venues on campus include the Fine Arts Building and the Dance Building.
Visual Arts at UGA
The Georgia Museum of Art and the Lamar Dodd School of Art are part of the Performing and Visual Arts Complex that also includes the Performing Arts Center and the School of Music
Literary Arts at UGA
The Georgia Review, an acclaimed literary magazine, and the UGA Press publish outstanding work by writers from around the world. The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame honors the state's best writers.
Students and faculty pursue arts studies in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The Special Collections Libraries provide access to materials related to the history and culture of Georgia, while the Willson Center and ICE promote Interdisciplinary inquiry and creative activity in the arts.
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