November 22, 2013 | General News
‘Early-action’ applicants to UGA receive admissions decisions
Some 7,500 high school seniors will have additional cause for celebration this holiday season, as they learn today that they have been offered early admission to the University of Georgia for fall semester 2014.
November 11, 2013 | General News
UGA receives $1.25 million to help schools treat children with aggressive behavior
A five-year $1.25 million federal grant will help the University of Georgia College of Education launch a new graduate program to train behavior specialists how to assess and treat children with developmental disabilities who show severe aggressive behavior.
October 31, 2013 | General News
UGA launches program to close enrollment gap for African-American males
The University of Georgia Office of Institutional Diversity has launched the African American Male Initiative, a program targeted at enrolling, retaining and graduating African-American males.
October 28, 2013 | General News
UGA and Clarke County School District launch Experience UGA partnership
The University of Georgia and the Clarke County School District have launched Experience UGA, a new partnership that aims to bring every Clarke County student to UGA's campus for an annual field trip and opportunity to experience learning on a college campus, explore college options and interact with UGA students.
October 7, 2013 | General News
Georgia College Advising Corps receives $1 million grant for expansion
In fall 2012, the Georgia College Advising Corps sent four recent graduates to high schools in disadvantaged Georgia communities to advise students on preparing for college. A year later, 12 more advisers have joined them courtesy of a $1 million grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation.
September 9, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA-Griffin campus to host information session for prospective students
The University of Georgia will host an information session in the student learning center at the Griffin campus on Sept. 14 from 10 a.m.-noon that offers prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the available undergraduate and graduate degree programs and admissions requirements for UGA.
February 13, 2013 | General News
UGA offers summer classes as convenient option for students
While most students consider taking a break during the summer, some students may want to squeeze in extra courses to stay on track for graduation or to get an early start on their college experience. The University of Georgia will offer summer sessions for these students in both the traditional and online formats.
November 12, 2012 | General News
UGA holds 12th spot on Open Doors 2012 study abroad list
University of Georgia students are gaining the experiences they need to thrive in today's global society thanks to a vibrant study abroad program. During the 2010-2011 school year, 2,079 students learned in environments beyond the U.S. border. This number represents 25 percent of the graduating class. Their global experiences earned UGA a 12th-place ranking, up from 15 in 2011, among all U.S. institutions on the Open Doors 2012 list released annually by the Institute of International Education.
October 18, 2012 | General News
UGA fall semester enrollment stands at 34,519
The University of Georgia's fall student enrollment is 34,519, the fifth consecutive year UGA enrollment has stood between 34,000 and 35,000. The figure is a 0.9 percent decrease, or 297 students fewer than last fall semester. Of the total enrollment, 8,071 are new to UGA-including incoming freshmen, transfers or graduate students.
August 8, 2012 | General News
Nearly 6,400 new undergraduates ready to start UGA classes Aug. 13
The University of Georgia is expecting approximately 6,400 new students this fall, including 4,970 freshmen and almost 1,400 transfer students. The number of applications received for this year's freshman class-nearly 19,000-is the highest recorded at UGA for a new class, following several years of record applications. Since 2003, applications for UGA's freshman class have increased by more than 50 percent. Coming on the heels of 2011's record-breaking freshman class of 5,500, this year's class size is more typical, similar to the 2010 incoming freshmen.
July 19, 2012 | General News
UGA summer enrollment totals 13,854
The University of Georgia enrolled 13,854 students this summer, a 6.5 decrease from the 2011 summer figures, 958 fewer students overall.
October 12, 2011 | General News
Fall enrollment up at UGA with 34,816 students
The numbers at the University of Georgia are up this fall as 8,578 new students are finding their way around UGA's campuses. Combined undergraduate, graduate and professional numbers equaled 34,816—139 more students than in fall 2010—as enrollment climbed 0.4 percent.
September 14, 2011 | General News
UGA welcomes 102 incoming veterinary students in White Coat Ceremony
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the class of 2015 during its annual White Coat Ceremony held last month. Sponsored by the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, this event officially recognized 102 members of the incoming class by donning them in lab coats to be worn during their veterinary education
August 18, 2011 | General News
Candidates for UGA registrar visit campus
Four candidates for the position of registrar at the University of Georgia will visit campus between Aug. 22 and Aug. 29.
August 16, 2011 | General News
UGA School of Law class sets record for LSAT score, diversity
One of the most "academically talented" and "diverse" classes in the history of the University of Georgia School of Law began the three-year pursuit of a law degree this week. The Class of 2014, comprised of 225 students, has a median Law School Admission Test score of 165, which is a school record.