Constructed in the 1850s, the Arch was once a gate that separated the University of Georgia from the city of Athens
The Chapel, constructed in 1832, has hosted religious services, commencements and weddings at the University of Georgia
Georgia Museum of Art on the university’s campus is also the designated state museum of art
Points of Pride
U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia #18 on its list of best public universities. A 95% career outcome/placement rate makes UGA one the nation’s best values in higher education.
With a new experiential learning requirement providing high-impact learning outside the traditional classroom, Georgia is the largest public university nationwide to provide every undergraduate student with critical hands-on learning experiences.
To date, Georgia faculty research has led to the creation of more than 525 commercial products and more than 130 startup companies.
In addition to the institution’s $4.4 billion annual economic impact on the state, UGA recently introduced the Georgia Certified Economic Developer Program to help professionals compete in today’s global economy.
For a third consecutive year, Georgia set a record in fundraising, bringing in $183.8 million in new gifts and commitments during fiscal year 2016.