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UGA ranked as one of the best big colleges in the U.S.

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A class on North Campus (Photo by Peter Frey/UGA)

The University of Georgia ranked 14th on the list of Best Big Colleges in the U.S. by rankings platform Niche.

The rankings compare the best large private and public universities in the U.S. with at least 15,000 undergraduate students along measures of academics, value and student life, among other factors.

UGA, the birthplace of public higher education in America, has consistently ranked as a top value university and is the largest institution to place experiential learning as a core part of its undergraduate curriculum. With its comprehensive reach, the university’s 17 colleges and schools enroll more than 37,000 students and have produced over 315,000 alumni living worldwide.

The top institution on the Niche’s ranking was the University of Southern California. Other SEC schools on the list included University of Florida at #10 and Texas A&M University at #22. UGA was the only school in Georgia to make the list.