UGA Consumer Information

The University of Georgia (UGA) was chartered by the Georgia General Assembly in January 1785 to become America’s first state university. Today UGA is recognized as one of the nation’s leading public universities. We are proud of this distinction and welcome inquiries about our programs and services. In accordance with federal regulations set forth by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, this web page provides links to required consumer information. All listed URLs link to UGA web sites. Where URLs are not listed, the link is to an external web site.

General Institutional Information

About UGA -

UGA Fact Book -

National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator Profile


Guide to Student Consumer Information - 

Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - 

Academic Programs

Student Body Diversity
College Navigator Profile - Enrollment
College Navigator Profile - Financial Aid

Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements -

Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities -

Textbook Information -  Students may transfer book information from Athena ( directly to the University of Georgia Bookstore web site.

Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure -

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (Including Computer Use and File Sharing) - 

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

Voter Registration
Applications for voter registration for Georgia residents are available at the Information Desk, 325 Tate Student Center, phone (706) 542-7774. Detailed voter information is also located at the Secretary of State web site Nonresident students may find voter information about their specific states through the U.S. Election Assistance Commission at

Financial Assistance and Costs

The UGA Office of Student Financial Aid ( assists both new and returning students in learning about available resources to fund their attendance at UGA.

Price of Attendance
UGA Cost -
College Navigator Profile - Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Net Price Calculator

Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and for the Return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid - 

Grant and Loan Information - 

  • Student Grant Assistance
  • Student Loan Information Published by Dept of Education
  • National Student Loan Data System

Entrance and Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers - for Federal Perkins Loans for Federal Direct Student Loans

Private Education Loan Disclosures (including Self-Certification Form) -

Code of Conduct for Education Loans -

Preferred Lender Information –

College Affordability and Transparency Center College Scorecard, U.S. Department of Education -

College Financing Plan, U.S. Department of Education –

Paying for College, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau –

Health and Safety Information

The UGA Police Department aims to provide a safe and harmonious environment wherein our community can thrive. The main web site is

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program -

Vaccinations Policies - 

Security Report (Including Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures), Timely Warnings, and Crime Log

Fire Safety Report -
Fire Log -

Student Outcomes

Student Achievement Indicators

Retention, Completion/Graduation, and Transfer-out Rates
College Navigator Profile - Retention and Graduation Rates