Summer enrollment at UGA increases

Summer enrollment at UGA increases to 15,608 students

July 25, 2008

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Athens, Ga. - Summer enrollment at the University of Georgia is up by 306 students from a year ago. Total enrollment for summer semester is 15,608, a 2 percent increase over last summer's enrollment of 15,302 students.

A total of 14,702 students is attending summer classes at the Athens campus, an increase of 148 from last year. The figure includes 10,004 undergraduates, 4,316 graduate students and 382 students enrolled in the professional schools of law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.

Total enrollment at UGA extended campuses totals 673 students, up nearly 34 percent over last year's total, which was 501.

Graduate enrollment at UGA's campus in Gwinnett County totals 451, an increase of 67 students and a 17.4 percent increase over last summer.

Enrollment at UGA's extended campus in Buckhead includes 76 students in the evening M.B.A. program and 64 students in the Executive M.B.A. program.

Twenty-eight students are enrolled at UGA's Tifton campus, which offers only undergraduate courses, up from 11 last year.

Enrollment at the Griffin campus, which offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, is 54 students, a 108 percent increase over last summer. The figure includes 25 undergraduate students, up from 10 last summer and 29 graduate, up from 16 last year.

An additional 233 students are enrolled in UGA independent study programs, a 5.7 percent decrease from last summer.


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