Many knock UGA as a party school. We're well rounded, but let there be no mistake. UGA has become more selective 15 out of 16 straight years Michael Adams has been president. Our 2016 student profile is outstanding
UGA's GHSU medical partnership is paving the way for pre-health students at UGA as well as bringing fame and recognition to the university. http://medicalpartnership.usg.edu/
UGA boasts a very successful pre-med program. Our pre-medical committee is staffed by an MD and several seasoned professionals to help students apply to medical, dental, pharmacy, vet, optometry, nursing and PA school.
Terry school of business is world renowned. Recently, the Board of Regents approved a 20 million dollar proposal to build new facilities for the college of business.
The College of Engineering was established in the summer of 2012. Of course, it's not Georgia Tech, but already US News ranks our biological engineering program 11th in the nation. UGA is striving to become the next big public university.
Grady School of Journalism is ranked as top 5 in the nation. Grady recently expanded it's radio and TV broadcast program.
Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, my college, gives students just what they need to be successful. Our chemistry and biology programs are very highly acclaimed. We are pushing for more research - which means more chances for undergrads to participate. UGA has expanded it's science programs ten fold in the recent years and continues to do so.
A bit of a surprise, Athens is actually a hot spot for musicians. UGA's fine arts and music programs are very well received in the industry. Several UGA alumni and Athens residents have made it big time including the band REM.
UGA's classes are large at first. As you progress in your major the classes shrink considerably. Many freshman classes are weed-out classes. Classes are difficult, but students manage to excel AND have fun. UGA is quickly losing it's party school name. UGA use to be ranked number 1 party school, then number 2, and now number 5. This happened in only three years.
All I can tell ya is if you can get in, come here. This alumni will be looking out for you and your fellow grads. Go dawgs!
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