University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Athens, GA

Founded in 1859

"We’re a college of learning, doing, seeing, experiencing, helping and leading"






Acceptance Rate

$9,790 / $28,830

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is rooted in tradition. The second oldest of 18 colleges within UGA, CAES was founded in 1859 and has a rich history of advancing students to achieve success in their educational goals through the use and development of cutting-edge technologies.

We’re a college of learning, doing, seeing, experiencing, helping and leading. Our small class sizes allow students to get one-on-one attention from world-renowned faculty. Outside of the classroom, our Deans’ Promise program ensures every student has the opportunity to become involved in research, study abroad, internships and jobs, leadership and entrepreneurship.

UGA CAES has the highest percentage of students accepted to graduate and professional schools such as medical, law, veterinary, dental, optometry, physician assistant, physical therapy. Because of CAES’ approach to hands-on learning, students aren’t just sitting in classrooms; they are learning by doing.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Communications
  • Agricultural Education
  • Animal Health Science
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Biotechnology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Dairy Science
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Economics and Management
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Food Industry Management
  • Food Science
  • Horticulture
  • Soil and Water Sciences
  • Turfgrass Science and Management
  • Avian Biology
  • Agriscience and Environmental Systems
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Total Enrollment: 30,000

Agricultural Students: 1,456

Male Female Student Ratio: 43%/57%

Acceptance Rate: 49%


Application Fee: $70

Application Deadline: January 1

Target SAT Score: 1310-1460

Target ACT Score: 30-34


In-State: $9,790

Out-of-State: $28,830

Student Fees: $2,290

Room and Board: $10,328

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 20/1

UGA-Tifton and UGA-Griffin Campuses

These campuses are bachelor’s degree-completion programs for transfer students or those seeking a master’s degree from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in select programs. World-renowned scientists are the teaching faculty, and the laboratories and fields are the hands-on classrooms. The campuses are pivotal centers in advancing agriculture research and outreach around the state, leading the way in crop production, turfgrass breeding, precision agriculture and more.