Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

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University of Georgia is ranked 10 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 84 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 69%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69949%
600+62%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69952%
600+67%

ACT Score

30-3633%
24-2958%
24+92%

Students applied21,945
Students admitted11,604
Admission rate53%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate63%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,364
Fees$2,270
Room and board$9,616
Estimated book expense$1,006
Total cost$22,256

Cost after need-based aid$13,333
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,990

Average debt at graduation$22,087

Out of State

Tuition$27,574
Fees$2,270
Room and board$9,616
Estimated book expense$1,006
Total cost$40,466

Cost after need-based aid$31,543
Cost after non-need-based aid$38,200

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met72%
Average need-based aid$8,923
Average non-need-based aid$2,266

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment27,547

Full-Time

Men11,017
Women14,889

Part-Time

Men847
Women794

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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