University of Georgia

Public, Four-years School Located in Athens, GA

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How much is the UGA tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, UGA's tuition & fees is $11,180 for Georgia residents and $30,220 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $27,542 for Georgia residents and $46,582 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

UGA Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$11,180
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$30,220
Books & Supplies Costs$888
On-campus Room & Board$10,904
On-campus Expenses$4,570
Off-campus Room & Board$8,644
Off-campus Expenses$5,446
2023-2024 Estimates
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$10,357
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$29,357

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UGA for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $120,880 at UGA. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $189,604. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $146,608.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$30,220$46,349$35,600
Sophomore (2024-25)$30,220$47,031$36,282
Junior (2025-26)$30,220$47,742$36,993
Senior (2026-27)$30,220$48,483$37,734
4 Years Total$120,880$189,604$146,608
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$30,220$47,031$36,282
Sophomore (2025-26)$30,220$47,742$36,993
Junior (2026-27)$30,220$48,483$37,734
Senior (2027-28)$30,220$49,256$38,507
4 Years Total$120,880$192,512$149,516
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$30,220$47,742$36,993
Sophomore (2026-27)$30,220$48,483$37,734
Junior (2027-28)$30,220$49,256$38,507
Senior (2028-29)$30,220$50,061$39,312
4 Years Total$120,880$195,542$152,546
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$30,220$48,483$37,734
Sophomore (2027-28)$30,220$49,256$38,507
Junior (2028-29)$30,220$50,061$39,312
Senior (2029-30)$30,220$50,900$40,151
4 Years Total$120,880$198,700$155,704
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$30,220$49,256$38,507
Sophomore (2028-29)$30,220$50,061$39,312
Junior (2029-30)$30,220$50,900$40,151
Senior (2030-31)$30,220$51,775$41,026
4 Years Total$120,880$201,992$158,996

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UGA' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $10,033.
University of Georgia$11,180$30,220
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between UGA and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of GeorgiaAthens, GA$11,180$30,220
University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison, WI$11,205$40,603
University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL$16,004$34,501
Purdue University-Main CampusWest Lafayette, IN$9,992$28,794
University of Massachusetts-AmherstAmherst, MA$17,357$39,293
University of Alaska FairbanksFairbanks, AK$8,640$22,752
Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL$5,656$18,786
Augusta UniversityAugusta, GA$8,122$23,500
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI$15,988$43,372
University of California-San DiegoLa Jolla, CA$15,265$46,042
University of California-Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA$14,965$45,742

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Georgia, 26,796 students (89%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $10,749.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UGA is $35,833 for students living on-campus and $34,449 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 5,426 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $11,559 and the average amount of student loans is $6,778.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$27,542$46,582
COA (off-campus)$26,158$45,198
Tuition & Fees$11,180$30,220
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,362$16,362
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,978$14,978
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$16,793$35,833
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,409$34,449
Average Financial Aid$10,749$10,749
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship26,79689%$10,749
Pell Grants5,57318%$4,724
Federal Student Loan7,20524%$6,045
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5,42694%-
Grants or Scholarships5,27491%$11,559
Federal Grants1,20521%$6,168
Pell Grants89515%$5,080
Other Federal Grants1,20221%$2,401
State/Local Grants4,67681%$9,060
Institutional Grants1,57327%$7,099
Student Loan Aid1,35323%$6,778
Federal Student Loans1,30823%$5,147
Other Student Loans1583%$15,434
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,6161,615$12,704
110,001 or more539538$9,207

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UGA's acceptance rate is 39.98%. A total of 39,229 applicants applied to and 15,685 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 5,819 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 37.10%.
To apply to UGA, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program and 1 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate39.98%35.75%42.75%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.10%38.62%36.28%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered But Not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to UGA. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,360 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 31.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is higher than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,3601,2701,450
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW680640720
SAT Math680630730
ACT Composite312933
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math302832
ACT English343235

Student Population

University of Georgia has a total of 40,607 students including 30,714 undergraduate and 9,893 graduate students. By gender, there are 16,480 male students and 23,638 female students attending UGA. The school offers online degree programs and 1,166 students enrolled online exclusively (2.87% of all students).
Total40,118 16,48023,638
Undergraduate30,166 12,67817,488
Graduate9,952 3,8026,150

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressAdministration Building, Athens, GA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered425 Programs
Online Program Offered10 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered205 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate42.55%
Student Population40,607
Graduation Rate88%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate94% (Full-time), 91% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties2,140 (Full-time), 170 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs10,443 (Full-time), 1,290 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$106,774
Average Staff Salary$56,119