About UGA

The University of Georgia's Career Center is dedicated to helping students and employers connect! We serve as a corporate gateway to the university by helping you understand the curriculum, meet key faculty and staff, and successfully recruit and hire the students and alumni you need for your organization.

Only 60 miles northeast of Atlanta, the University of Georgia is a 4-year public research university that attracts the best and the brightest students from across the nation and around the world. Established in 1785 - America's oldest state-chartered university - we've had more than 200 years of experience preparing students for professional careers and offer employers a deep and diverse talent pool.

Why Recruit at UGA?
UGA National Rankings & Points of Pride
Scholastic Achievement & Student Demographics
Our Schools & Colleges
Enrollment Statistics
UGA Salary Statistics

 


 

Why Recruit at UGA?

Established in 1785, the University of Georgia is the birthplace of public higher education in America. We've had more than 200 years of experience preparing students for professional careers and offer employers a deep and diverse talent pool.

The University of Georgia is a national leader in the number of students each year who receive the very top national academic scholarships. In the last 20 years, UGA has produced more Rhodes Scholars than all but two public universities in America with 24 total recipients. UGA scored a “grand slam” in 2013 being the only public university in America with winners of the Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, and Goldwater Scholarships in the same year.

With an enrollment of over 36,000 students, more than 8,500 students graduate each year from the 17 colleges and schools within the University, offering employers a deep and diverse talent pool to meet the needs of any organization.


UGA National Rankings & Points of Pride

  • UGA ranked No. 16 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list of the best public universities in America.
  • Kiplinger's magazine ranks UGA No. 10 on its list of best values among 100 public colleges and universities in America.
  • Forbes Magazine ranked UGA No. 17 on its list of public institutions that dominate both academically and athletically.
  • The New York Times ranked UGA No. 10 among public universities doing the most for low-income students in its 2017 College Access Index.
  • In U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate “Best Business Programs,” the Terry College is ranked No. 24.

For more UGA Points of Pride, click here.


Scholastic Achievement and Student Demographics - 2017

First Year Student Profile

  • Average SAT score 1344
  • Average GPA 4.0

Student Demographics – Fall 2017

  • Undergraduate 27,951
  • Graduate 8,623
  • Total enrollment 36,574

For additional information on UGA student characteristics, visit the UGA Factbook.


Schools & Colleges

Students are enrolled in 17 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools and colleges, which offer 22 baccalaureate degrees in over 140 major fields; 34 master’s degrees in 124 fields; 19 educational specialist degrees; 4 doctoral degrees in 91 areas; and professional degrees in law, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine.