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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83%
Applicants who took ACT: 65%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 50%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 62%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 50%
SAT I Math score 700+: 17%
SAT I Math score 600+: 67%
ACT score 24-29: 57%
ACT score 30-36: 34%
ACT score 24+: 91%
Students applied: 20,877
Students admitted: 11,644
Admission rate: 56%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 61%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 26,882
Full-time enrolled men: 10,706
Full-time enrolled women: 14,665
Part-time enrolled men: 809
Part-time enrolled women: 702
Freshmen retained: 94%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,364
Fees (in state): $2,258
Tuition (out of state): $27,574
Fees (out of state): $2,258
Room and board: $9,450
Est. book expense: $840
Total cost (in state): $21,912
Total cost (out of state): $40,122
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$13,160
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,751
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,370
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,961
Average debt at graduation: $21,638

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 75%
Average need-based aid: $8,752
Average non-need-based aid: $2,161

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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