University of Georgia Graduate School

University of Georgia (referred to as UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UGA is $10,268 for Georgia residents and $26,576 for out-of-state students. The school has 9,893 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,607 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Georgia (referred to as UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1909 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UGA Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Georgia (UGA)
AddressAdministration Building, Athens, GA 30602
Phone706-542-3000
Webhttps://www.uga.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.uga.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://osfa.uga.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UGA is $10,268 for Georgia residents and $26,576 for out-of-state students. The school has 9,893 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,607 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 425 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 10 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,576
$10,268 for Georgia Residents
Student Population9,893
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs425 graduate programs
(10 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UGA is $10,268 for Georgia residents and $26,576 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $370 for Georgia residents and $1,050 for out-of-state students.
UGA offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$10,268
Out-of-State$26,576
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$370
Out-of-State$1,050
UGA offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)10 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Georgia is $10,268 for Georgia residents and $26,576 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -3.23% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,704$2,278$24,692$2,278
2019-2020$8,878$2,290$25,186$2,290
2020-2021$8,878$2,290$25,186$2,290
2021-2022$8,878$2,278$25,186$2,278
2022-2023$8,878$1,390$25,186$1,390
The graduate school tuition & fees of UGA is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Georgia$10,268$26,576
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,350 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UGA.
On-campus living costs are increased by 4.23% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,090. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.20% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,038$3,834$7,936$4,374
2019-2020$10,314$4,066$8,392$4,650
2020-2021$10,328$4,198$8,376$4,828
2021-2022$10,452$4,394$8,362$5,160
2022-2023$10,904$4,570$8,644$5,446
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $370 for Georgia residents and $1,050 for other students at University of Georgia. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$363$1,029
2019-2020$370$1,050
2020-2021$370$1,050
2021-2022$370$1,050
2022-2023$370$1,050
The law school tuition at University of Georgia is $18,994 for Georgia residents and $37,752 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school at UGA.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Georgia
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$16,636$1,390$37,344$1,390
Veterinary Medicine$17,514$1,390$47,176$1,390
Law$17,604$1,390$36,362$1,390

Graduate Programs at UGA

University of Georgia offers 259 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,632 students have completed their study at University of Georgia.
Offered Degrees at University of Georgia
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree11922,190
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship830597
Doctor's degree - other30427
Post Bachelor's Degree448324
Post Master's Degree10094
Total259103,632
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Georgia by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Education program with 44 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 274 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 192 completers.
University of Georgia offers 259 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,632 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,190 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 427 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 324 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 94 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 119 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations9-
Agricultural Economics9-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services25-
Animal Sciences7-
Poultry Science5-
Food Science10-
Food Technology and Processing14-
Agronomy and Crop Science15-
Horticultural Science5-
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding6-
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management8-
Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine1-
Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine5-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 79 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation21-
Environmental Studies8-
Forest Sciences and Biology50-
Architecture [+] 13 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning6-
Landscape Architecture7-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 84 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Mass Communication/Media Studies25-
Journalism (other)53-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 86 completers-
Artificial Intelligence14-
Computer Science38-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design33-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Education [+] 400 completers-
Education4-
Educational Leadership and Administration11$57,200
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration6-
Educational/Instructional Technology17$49,900
Special Education and Teaching19$45,100
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services24$41,200
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services15-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching26$42,400
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching34-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching78-
Art Teacher Education1-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education26-
Foreign Language Teacher Education9-
Mathematics Teacher Education20-
Music Teacher Education13-
Reading Teacher Education12-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education31-
Social Studies Teacher Education32-
Technical Teacher Education21-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering [+] 27 completers-
Engineering9-
Agricultural Engineering--
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering14-
Biochemical Engineering1-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 24 completers-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature2-
German Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Latin Language and Literature6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 59 completers-
Housing and Human Environments50-
Human Development and Family Studies2-
Child Development3-
Apparel and Textiles4-
Legal Studies [+] 25 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies8-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers17-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 60 completers-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology--
Botany/Plant Biology3-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology6-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology3-
Microbiology1-
Entomology3-
Genetics3-
Toxicology--
Biostatistics4-
Bioinformatics2-
Biotechnology2-
Ecology7-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography6-
Molecular Medicine20-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 25 completers-
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics--
Statistics21-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 38 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation5-
Nutrition Sciences33-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 48 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science48-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science10-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 61 completers-
Psychology1-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)9-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology18-
Educational Psychology22-
Applied Behavior Analysis11-
Human Services [+] 260 completers-
Public Administration78$45,200
Social Work182$38,200
Social Sciences [+] 50 completers-
Anthropology2-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics13-
Geography4-
International Relations and Affairs20-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 32 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Art/Art Studies11$25,400
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 108 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders26-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management14-
Athletic Training/Trainer--
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design14-
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy--
Public Health53$42,400
Environmental Health1-
Business [+] 560 completers-
Business Administration and Management274$103,100
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management14-
Accounting168$58,200
Management Science79-
Business Statistics25-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total2,190
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 41 completers-
Agricultural Economics3-
Animal Sciences6-
Poultry Science7-
Food Science4-
Agronomy and Crop Science3-
Horticultural Science2-
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding4-
Veterinary Infectious Diseases12-
Veterinary Physiology--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 10 completers-
Forest Sciences and Biology10-
Architecture [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 11 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3-
Mass Communication/Media Studies8-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Computer Science13-
Education [+] 129 completers-
Education15-
Educational Leadership and Administration24$76,500
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Educational/Instructional Technology7-
Educational Evaluation and Research3-
Special Education and Teaching5-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services10-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching9$67,100
Elementary Education and Teaching14-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Music Teacher Education3-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education5-
Technical Teacher Education8-
Engineering [+] 16 completers-
Engineering14-
Agricultural Engineering2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 15 completers-
Linguistics5-
Comparative Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics9-
Work and Family Studies [+] 12 completers-
Housing and Human Environments5-
Human Development and Family Studies7-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 93 completers-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology15-
Botany/Plant Biology2-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology4-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology6-
Microbiology10-
Entomology7-
Genetics8-
Toxicology3-
Biostatistics4-
Bioinformatics7-
Ecology5-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography3-
Epidemiology5-
Molecular Medicine9-
Neuroscience5-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 20 completers-
Mathematics7-
Statistics13-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Sustainability Studies4-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 18 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science18-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies--
Physical Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Chemistry26-
Geology/Earth Science--
Physics11-
Materials Science1-
Psychology [+] 33 completers-
Psychology10-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)6-
Counseling Psychology7-
Educational Psychology10-
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
Public Administration4-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 40 completers-
Anthropology5-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Geography8-
Political Science and Government12-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 30 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Art/Art Studies1-
Music28-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders1-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design11-
Public Health10-
Environmental Health2-
Public Health Education and Promotion2-
Business [+] 15 completers-
Business Administration and Management15-
History [+] --
History--
Total597
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 110 completers-
Veterinary Medicine110-
Legal Studies [+] 192 completers-
Law192-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 125 completers-
Pharmacy125-
Total427
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) --
Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation2-
Environmental Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--
Education [+] (2 completers) 31 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology29-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--
Work and Family Studies [+] 7 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Bioinformatics--
Epidemiology5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation1-
Sustainability Studies2-
Psychology [+] --
Educational Psychology--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Public Health Education and Promotion4-
Business [+] 41 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management41-
Total324
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 88 completers-
Education44-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Mathematics Teacher Education13-
Music Teacher Education--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education1-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Educational Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences --
Total94

Graduate Student Population at UGA

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 9,893 students enrolled into University of Georgia graduate schools where it has total 40,607 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 7,507 full-time and 2,386 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,758 male and 6,135 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,8933,7586,135
Full-time7,5072,9694,538
Part-tme2,3867891,597
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 5,623 White (56.84%), 1,162 Black/African American (11.75%), 460 Hispanic (4.65%), 495 Asian (5.00%), and 2,153 students with other races. 1,686 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,8933,7586,135
American Indian/Native American20812
Asian495164331
Black/African American1,162312850
Hispanic460148312
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White5,6232,1223,501
Two More33598237
Un-Known1114566
Non-resident Alien1,686860826
University of Georgia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,060 graduate students (10.71% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,152 graduate students (11.64% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total9,893
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,060
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,152
Not in Online Courses7,681
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Georgia. 3,445 students are aged 20 to 24 (34.82% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 357 students are aged above 50 (3.61%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Georgia.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,8933,7586,135
Age 18-19404
Age 20-2128183198
Age 22-243,1641,0832,081
Age 25-293,1471,2781,869
Age 30-341,483641842
Age 35-39725289436
Age 40-49732256476
Age 50-64310108202
Over 64472027

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