FAQ For Underrepresented Students

 

I have a question about the application process, who do I contact?

If you have any questions about the application process or admissions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (706) 542-2112 or adm-info@uga.edu

How can I talk with a current student?

You can contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (706) 542-2112 or adm-info@uga.edu and ask how to be connected with a member of the Georgia Recruitment Team, which is comprised of current undergraduate students who are dedicated to interacting with prospective students.

What are UGA's graduation and retention rates?

The overall six-year graduation rate at UGA is above 83%. Currently the First-Year retention rate is at 95% for the university. 

What cultural events occur on campus?

The Office of Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP), offers several cultural events each year to the student community. Such events include performances by the Black Theatrical Ensemble, the Indian Cultural Exchange, the Pamoja Dance Company, and numerous other cultural organizations. You can find out more about these events by visiting the website for the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs

What sort of financial aid does UGA offer students? 

UGA offers merit-based scholarships, combined merit-based and need-based scholarships and need-based financial aid. For more information about financial aid, visit the Office of Financial Aid

What kind of student organizations does UGA have?

UGA offers more than 700 student organizations, ranging from those that are academic, service, athletic, cultural, and sorority and fraternity-based. You can learn about these organizations via the Center for Student Organizations

Are there places on campus where I can find support?

The Office of Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP), which is housed in Memorial Hall in the center of UGA's campus, is dedicated to promoting the inclusion and retention of multicultural students in the UGA community. You can find out more about their services by visiting the website for the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs

How does UGA promote diversity?

The administration of UGA supports and promotes diversity through special initiatives and programs implemented by the Undergraduate Office of Admissions, the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Office of International Education, Multicultural Services and Programs, and other offices. 

Who are well-known multicultural UGA alumni?

What are they doing now? Famous multicultural alumni include ABC news correspondent Deborah Roberts (ABJ '82). Super Bowl-winning Hines Ward (BSFCS '98) of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey (AB '89), and the creator of BET's first scripted series, Somebodies, Henry Cameron "Hadjii" Hand (ABJ '98). 

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