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Summer enrollment at UGA totals 15,302

Summer enrollment at UGA totals 15,302

Athens, Ga. – Total enrollment for summer semester at the University of Georgia is 15,302. Enrollment on the university’s main Athens campus increased over last summer but the total is down by 61 students because of decreases at two of the university’s extended campuses.

A total of 14,554 students is attending summer classes at the Athens campus, an increase of 176 from last year. The figure includes 9,848 undergraduates, 4,290 graduate students and 416 students enrolled in the professional schools of law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.

Enrollment at the campus UGA shares with Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville totals 464, a decrease of 179 students. Undergraduate enrollment dropped by 150 students and graduate enrollment is down by 47 students. UGA began phasing out its undergraduate program when Georgia Gwinnett College was created last year and will end undergraduate courses when current undergraduates complete their study in spring of 2008.

Eleven students are enrolled at UGA’s Tifton campus, which offers only undergraduate courses, down from 25 last year. Enrollment at the Griffin campus, which offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, increased to 26, up from 10 last summer. Sixteen students are taking graduate courses, which began last fall.

An additional 247 students are enrolled in UGA independent study programs.