University of Georgia
Chartered by the state of Georgia in 1785, the University of Georgia (UGA) is the birthplace of public higher education in America—launching our nation’s great tradition of world-class education for all. As Georgia’s flagship institution, the university is recognized for its commitment to student excellence, particularly through an emphasis on rigorous learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom, hands-on research, and leadership opportunities. With its comprehensive reach, the university’s 17 colleges and schools enroll 36,000 students and have produced more than 305,000 alumni living worldwide. The University of Georgia’s initiatives extend globally while touching every corner of the state, realizing the university’s land-grant and sea-grant missions.