Participating Programs

Agriculture:
Campus Coordinator:

More about Great Plains IDEA at University of Georgia

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Founded

1785

Main Campus Location:

Athens, Georgia (pop. 122,604)

Accredited By

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Undergrad Population

27,547

Graduate Population

8,583

Number of Colleges

16

Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

Red, Black, White and Silver

Mascot

Live Mascot:

Uga is a pure white English bulldog who sports a spiked collar.

Costumed Mascot:

Hairy Dawg

TRADITIONS

Along with being a land-grant institution, UGA is one of 30 U.S. institutions designated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as a Sea Grant College.

UGA students often record memories in photos at the metal arch, the remains of a gateway installed in the 1850s.