About UGA Griffin Campus
A UGA education is closer than you think.The University of Georgia Griffin campus boasts a small college atmosphere with the benefits of obtaining a degree from a university with a strong national reputation for academic excellence. Located approximately 40 miles south of Atlanta, UGA-Griffin offers eight undergraduate degree completion programs and three graduate degree programs from five of UGA’s schools and colleges:
- Terry College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Family and Consumer Sciences
- Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
History.Established as the Georgia Experiment Station in 1888 to conduct agricultural research, the UGA-Griffin campus has a long history of providing groundbreaking research to the state of Georgia and the nation. In 2005 the first two degree completion programs were established at UGA-Griffin, and the campus has been growing ever since.
Personable instruction.Students at UGA-Griffin experience low student-to-faculty ratios, which allows personable instruction from world-renowned faculty. Many students work on campus and perform cutting-edge research in on-site labs, giving them an advantage of real-world experience and marketability well before graduation.
Opportunity for growth.UGA-Griffin hosts several events throughout the year for prospective students to become acquainted with the campus and community, including mix and mingles with UGA-Griffin staff, business leaders and local officials; lunch and learn sessions on academic programs and career opportunities; counselor information sessions; and open houses with tours of campus.
Outstanding reputation.The University of Georgia, founded in 1785, is the oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education in Georgia. The varied programs and services on the Griffin campus represent the university’s overall mission of teaching, research and service. Consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top public campuses in America, UGA is considered one of the best values among 100 public colleges and universities in Kiplinger's magazine.
A UGA degree.The academic programs offered in Griffin lead to a University of Georgia degree. The standards for admission are comparable to the standards at the main campus in Athens. Graduates join a network of more than 200,000 alumni nationwide and around the world.
ABOVE: A crowd from the local community joined President Michael F. Adams, other UGA officials, and faculty, staff and students from the Griffin Campus for the dedication of the new student learning center.
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