Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

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University of Georgia is ranked 12 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 76 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 72%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69947%
600+62%

SAT Math Score

700+17%
600-69949%
600+66%

ACT Score

30-3642%
24-2951%
24+93%

Students applied22,694
Students admitted12,232
Admission rate54%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate63%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,552
Fees$2,266
Room and board$10,060
Estimated book expense$986
Total cost$22,864

Cost after need-based aid$13,748
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,446

Average debt at graduation$21,730

Out of State

Tuition$28,126
Fees$2,266
Room and board$10,060
Estimated book expense$986
Total cost$41,438

Cost after need-based aid$32,322
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,020

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$48,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met71%
Average need-based aid$9,116
Average non-need-based aid$2,418

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment27,951

Full-Time

Men11,244
Women15,084

Part-Time

Men823
Women800

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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