University of Georgia

Is UGA a Good School for the Money?

University of Georgia Value Report

What is an UGA degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares UGA with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Georgia, UGA is a Great Quality for a Great Price.

#1 Georgia Value
Top 10% Georgia Quality

University of Georgia is ranked #3 out of #56 in Georgia for quality and #1 out of #46 for Georgia value.

This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  1 out of 46
Great Value
State Value Score  97.83 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if UGA offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 15% National Value
Top 10% National Quality

University of Georgia is ranked #154 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to its peers, University of Georgia is underpriced compared to the quality of education it provides. UGA is ranked #154 out of 1472 in College Factual's Best Colleges for the Money Ranking earning it a great value recognition.

National Value Ranking  154 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  89.54 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Thomas Aquinas College $124,750 A+
University of Georgia $139,962 A
Lawrence University $145,543 A
Drake University $156,398 B+
Indiana University - Bloomington $164,986 B
Clarkson University $169,901 B
Gonzaga University $173,576 B-
Clemson University $191,488 C
Providence College $204,404 C-
Loyola Marymount University $220,898 D+
Reed College $235,796 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $139,962 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from UGA will cost you about $139,962. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $32,855 and a typical 4.26 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $32,855
Average Years to Graduate 4.26
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $139,962

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average UGA student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your UGA degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$75,862 In-State With Aid
$175,286 Avg Cost No Aid
4.26 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how UGA value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $175,286 #57 A+
All Students $139,962 #154 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $134,211 #231 A-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $116,937 #1 A+
All Students $81,613 #1 A+
Only Students Receiving Aid $75,862 #1 A+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Georgia.

About 97% of UGA students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UGA financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


Find Schools Near You