Profile: University of Georgia

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On Campus:22%
  • Fall 08/14-12/13
  • Spring 01/04-05/03

Tuition & Payments

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Profile

Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is the nation's oldest state-chartered university. History and tradition have special emphasis in the life of the University. It is the second largest campus in the United States in land area, with over 35,000 acres state wide, and 33,000 in Athens and the surrounding county. With its strong academic majors, outstanding athletic programs, and extensive and varied campus life, the University attracts more than 33,000 students from every state in the nation and many foreign countries.
The University of Georgia is located in Athens, a pleasant college town with a population of 115,000 in the rolling hills of northeast Georgia, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta. Within a few hours drive of Athens are over a dozen parks and recreational areas, including Lake Lanier, Lake Hartwell, and the Appalachian Mountains.

Campus Location - The University of Georgia is located in the town of Athens, GA. Athens is a true college town that boasts a one-of-a-kind music and arts scene. Be sure to visit the Visitors Center website ( for an in-depth look at our amazing town!

Helpful Information - It is highly recommended that if you have the University of Georgia as a choice that you have solid backup choices. As a Plan B even institution we are limited in the number of students that we can accept. If accepted to UGA please return all materials immediately so that we can get you access to the classes that you want. For additional concerns please contact the campus coordinator.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Journalism, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Dairy Science/Management, Horticulture, Ornamental Horticulture, Pest Management, Plant Pathology, Plant Protection, Poultry Sciences, Soil Science, Veterinary Science

Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology

Architecture: Landscape Architecture/Design

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Computer Graphics, Drawing, Fiber-Fabric, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art

Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Entomology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Wildlife Biology

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Journalism, Magazine Journalism, Mass Communication, Newspapers, Photo Journalism, Publication Management, Science Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Telecommunications

Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Studies, Home Economics

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Geology, Science

Economics: Economics, International Economics

Education: Child Development, Elementary Education, Exceptional Children, Health Education, Home Economics, Instructional Media, Junior High/Middle School, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Special Education

Engineering: Agricultural Engineering, Biological Engineering, Engineering

English: Comparative Literature, English, Linguistics

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Design, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Fisheries Science, Landscape Management, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Recreation Management, Wildlife Resources

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textiles and Clothing

Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition

Foreign Language: Classical Languages, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Romance Languages, Russian, Spanish

Forestry: Forestry

General Studies: Classical Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Real Estate

Health and Safety Sciences: Dietetics, Environmental Health, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Health Science, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences

Performing Arts: Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Music Therapy, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Leisure Studies, Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Housing, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Closed Programs
All programs in the School of Business, Early Childhood Education Courses.

Access to classes in the following programs is severely limited: Art, Middle School Education, Environmental Design, Exercise and Sports Science, Journalism, Special Education, Sports Studies, and Social Work (Contact Social Work Program Director). Additionally, students seeking courses in criminal justice, political science, or journalism should be flexible with course options as classes fill up quickly. Music performance and dance classes require audition. Many courses carry strict pre-requisite requirements.

Notable Academic Programs
Landscape Architecture/Design - UGA is home to one of the oldest BLA programs in the country
Ecology - The Odum School of Ecology was the first established school of ecology in the country.
Journalism - UGA is home to the highly competitive Grady School of Journalism.
Mass Communication

Unique Academic Programs
Poultry Sciences
Landscape Architecture/Design
Music Business/Merchandising

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/19/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $60 Year Plan B Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $25 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $35 Year Plan B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $78 Semester Plan B Optional
Athletic Fee: $53 Semester Plan B Optional
Recreation Fee: $15 Semester Plan B Optional
Health Service Fee: $196 Semester Plan B Optional
ID Card: $20 Year Plan B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $114 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $360 Year Plan B Optional
Transportation Fee: $116 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Connect UGA Fee: $18 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
It is highly recommended that you live on campus in order to have the best experience here at UGA.

Meal Plans Per Semester

Notes About Meal Plans
Highly recommended that you purchase a meal plan if you choose to live on campus.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.