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University of Georgia – Tuition & Success Analysis

Athens, GA

University of Georgia – Snapshot

Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 27,851

Average annual cost of attendance: $13,822

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $18,750

Campus Setting: Midsize City

Religious Affiliation: None

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University of Georgia Tuition based on Family Income

For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $9,168

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $11,562

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $14,556

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $16,305

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $16,319

The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by University of Georgia. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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University of Georgia Graduate Success

Graduation rate: 85%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 95%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $50,500

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 75%

University of Georgia Admissions

University of Georgia Acceptance Rate: 54%

Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 570 to 670

SAT Critical Reading: 570 to 670

SAT Writing: 560 to 660

ACT English: 26 to 33

ACT Math: 25 to 30

ACT Writing: 6 to 8

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to University of Georgia actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

University of Georgia Student Debt

Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 22%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 36%

Typical student debt: $18,750

Typical monthly loan payment: $199

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Majors at University of Georgia

These are the most popular areas of study offered at University of Georgia:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 3%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 8%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 23%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 11%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Education – 5%
  • Engineering – 1%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 4%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 3%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 4%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 1%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 3%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 3%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 2%
  • Psychology – 6%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 1%
  • Social Sciences – 9%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 4%

For more information about the various majors at University of Georgia, visit their website.

University of Georgia Diversity

Overall Composition at University of Georgia

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of Georgia full time:  94%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of Georgia part time:  6%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at University of Georgia:  3%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 10%

Black: 8%

Hispanic: 6%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 1%

White: 70%

University of Georgia Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools

Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 21.1

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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