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Top 10 Reasons to Apply to UGA Engineering

Top 10 Reasons to Apply to UGA Engineering

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1. Quality Faculty

As a UGA College of Engineering student, you'll share classrooms and labs with accomplished and distinguished professors. Our faculty includes recipients of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a member of the National Academy of Engineers, a Fulbright Scholar, UGA Creative Teaching Award winners, a Georgia Engineer of the Year in Education and many other talented individuals recognized for their outstanding teaching and pioneering research.

2. Amazing Students

Students in the UGA College of Engineering come from nearly every county in Georgia and from 21 states and 35 countries. Our students are among the most academically gifted in the history of the University of Georgia. They’re also leaders, volunteers, and difference-makers.

3. Diversity

Our student body and our faculty are more diverse than many of our peer institutions.

4. Athens

New music mecca. Foodie heaven. Arts and cultural hub. Historic neighborhoods and downtown. One of America’s best college towns. End of discussion.

5. Eight Undergraduate Degrees

Whether you’ve chosen your specialty or not, UGA Engineering has a broad choice of academic programs. We offer Bachelor of Science degrees in agricultural engineering, biochemical engineering, biological engineering, civil engineering, computer systems engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering and mechanical engineering.

6. Seven Masters and Doctoral Degrees

When you’re ready to take the next step, so are we. At the UGA College of Engineering you can choose Masters degree programs in agricultural engineering, biochemical engineering, biological engineering, engineering, and environmental engineering. We also offer doctoral degrees programs in biological and agricultural engineering and engineering.

7. Distinctive Programs

We’re the only school in Georgia that offers degrees in agricultural engineering, biological engineering and biochemical engineering. You can even choose our dual degree program in German and engineering.

8. Engineering + Liberal Arts

We take advantage of our place within one of the nation’s 20 best public universities to offer students not only the technical expertise they’ll need, but also the communications and soft skills vital in our global society. You'll also gain a broader perspective and understand how engineering affects society.

9. Involved and Active Student Organizations

Regardless of your academic interests, you’re likely to find other students with similar passions. The UGA College of Engineering is home to more than a dozen campus chapters of professional organizations. Join in and meet industry leaders, hear guest speakers, attend conferences and participate in special events.

10. Value

The University of Georgia is consistently ranked as one of the very best values in public higher education.

11. Real-world Projects

We love hands-on, active learning that gets students out of the classroom and doing real-world engineering from their first semester on campus.

12. Experiential Learning

We offer dynamic research, service, leadership, and international experiences to undergraduate students.

13. We've Got Your Back

We provide extensive academic support and encouragement to help all of our student succeed.

14. Engineering + Ethics

We graduate engineers who make a difference and help create a better, healthier, more sustainable world.