The University of Georgia (UGA) is the state's oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education, offering baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional degrees in the arts, humanities, business, social sciences, biological sciences, agricultural and environmental sciences, physical sciences, environmental design, family and consumer sciences, law, and more.

The University of Georgia is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees. The College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The College of Family and Consumer Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Franklin College of Arts and Sciences has been accredited for excellence by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).

UGA was the only public university in the country to have two recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship in 2007.


- Placed among the world's top 400 universities in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, rated 361st in 2008 and 368th in 2009.

- 51st globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009.

- Rated 101-151st in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009).

- According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2009 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools:
   - The College of Education is ranked 30th.
   - The School of Law is tied for 35th.
   - The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences’ psychology program is tied for 50th.
   - The School of Public and International Affairs’ master of public administration program is tied for 4th with Princeton University.

- Tied for 20th among national public research universities (U.S. News & World Report’s 2008 “Best Colleges” edition).

- Rated 4th in the Kiplinger’s Magazine 2008 list of the “100 Best Values in Public Colleges”.

- Terry College is rated 34th in the country among schools with regional recruiting patterns, according to the 2007 Wall Street Journal ranking of MBA programs based on opinions and survey responses of corporate recruiters.

- The School of Law is ranked 5th in the country for supplying clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court for the 2000-2007 terms.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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