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University of Georgia

University of Georgia

Acronym
UGA
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Founding Date
1785

A land and sea grant institution, University of Georgia is America’s first state-chartered university. It is also the birthplace of the American system of public higher education. At UGA, about 86% of undergraduates get a piece of the $239 million in grant and scholarship aid. It houses 17 colleges, including the Eugene Odom School of Ecology, the only school dedicated exclusively to ecology in the country.