The University of
Georgia is located in Athens-Clarke County, with a population of over 100,000.
Georgia’s Classic City is a prospering community that reflects the charm of the
Old South while growing in culture and industry (www. visitathensga.com). Athens
is just over an hour away from the north Georgia mountains and the metropolitan
area of Atlanta, and just over 5 hours away from the Atlantic coast.
1785, Georgia became the first state to grant a charter for a state-supported
university. In 1801 the first students came to the newly formed frontier town
of Athens. The University of Georgia has grown into an institution with 16
schools and colleges and more than 2,889 faculty members and 34,519 students.
For specific application
information (availability, deadlines, fees, and VMCAS participation), please
refer to the contact information listed above.
implications: Georgia retains up to 19 positions for contract students.
Contracts are with Delaware (maximum 2 seats) and South Carolina (maximum 17
seats). The balance of those admitted are residents of Georgia or nonresident,
non-contract applicants. International applications are accepted. Total number
of students admitted each year: 114.
Anticipated class distribution
is 40 Alabama residents, 38 Kentucky residents, 2 West Virginia residents and
40 non-contract non-resident students.
PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION
SUMMARY OF ADMISSION PROCEDURES
October 2, 2014 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Supplemental application deadline:
2, 2014 1:00 PM Eastern Time (The deadline to request a supplemental
application account will be posted on our website).
GRE score deadline:
October 2, 2014 (scores must be
submitted electronically from ETS) (Applicant must use code 5752).
Decision letters mailed:
mid-August. A required 6-day
orientation will precede the start of classes.
Deposit (to hold place in class):
$750 for nonresident, noncontract students.
one-year deferments considered on a
The admissions procedure
includes a file evaluation. There are no interviews.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS
Program of Study
Required undergraduate GPA:
cumulative GPA of 3.00
or greater on a 4.00 scale or a combined score on the GRE verbal and
quantitative sections of 1200 on the old scale or 308 or higher on the new
Is a Bachelor’s Degree Required?
Is this an International School?
Estimated Tuition Resident:
Estimated Tuition Contract:
Estimated Tuition Non-Resident:
examinations: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test (including the
analytical writing portion) must be completed within the 5 years immediately
preceding the deadline for receipt
Accepts International Students?
Combined DVM-graduate degree programs are available:
DVM-MPH Veterinarians in Public Health
DVM/PhD Veterinary Medical Scientist Training Program
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