UGA is on a 767-acre campus in the suburban setting of Athens, Georgia, not far from Atlanta.
UGA has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? UGA has fraternities and sororities.
UGA has several thriving Socials Fraternities and Sororities. In fact, more students participate in the Socials Fraternities and Sororities than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UGA include Dungeons and Dragons Club at UGA, Dogs for Paws, Entertainment Media Industries Club and Indian Cultural Exchange.
UGA students' favorite campus events are Concerts at Legion Field, Homecoming and Engagement Fairs.
This table offers information on housing at UGA.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||34%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||10,218|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||10,113|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||66%|
UGA offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most UGA students live off campus. In 2022, 34% of undergrads at UGA lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 66% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UGA. There are 10,218 spots available in on-campus housing for all 30,166 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 10,113 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UGA offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At UGA there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UGA:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Triathlon||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Archery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Badminton||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Field Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Weight Lifting||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Water Polo||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Wrestling||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Georgia is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UGA campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UGA offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UGA, take Interstate 85 to Athens, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Athens Ben Epps airport.
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