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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 77%
Applicants who took ACT: 69%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 62%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 52%
SAT I Math score 700+: 15%
SAT I Math score 600+: 67%
ACT score 24-29: 58%
ACT score 30-36: 33%
ACT score 24+: 92%
Students applied: 21,945
Students admitted: 11,604
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 63%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 27,547
Full-time enrolled men: 11,017
Full-time enrolled women: 14,889
Part-time enrolled men: 847
Part-time enrolled women: 794
Freshmen retained: 95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,364
Fees (in state): $2,270
Tuition (out of state): $27,574
Fees (out of state): $2,270
Room and board: $9,616
Est. book expense: $1,006
Total cost (in state): $22,256
Total cost (out of state): $40,466
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$13,333
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,990
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,543
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,200
Average debt at graduation: $22,087

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 72%
Average need-based aid: $8,923
Average non-need-based aid: $2,266

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

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