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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,430
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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University of Georgia

University of Georgia is a 4-year, public university located in Athens, GA. Students at University of Georgia can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

University of Georgia Military & Veteran Support Programs

University of Georgia offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is University of Georgia a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, UGA is a GI Bill approved school.  However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is University of Georgia a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, UGA is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does University of Georgia offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, UGA offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of Georgia’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

UGA’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of Georgia’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

UGA’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does University of Georgia offer online degree programs?

Yes, UGA offers online degree programs. 

Is University of Georgia approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, UGA is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does University of Georgia offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, UGA has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is University of Georgia a MyCAA school?

Yes, UGA is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from University of Georgia

UGA is a place where you can encounter original and compelling thinking, diverse people and ideas, far-reaching discoveries, lively sports and recreation, and fascinating foreign countries. As one of the top public universities in the nation, UGA offers a culture of academic excellence and opportunity made all the richer by our renowned faculty, diverse community of scholar-citizens and vibrant student life program.

Enhancing our students' educational experience is our beautiful campus and the thriving town of Athens-voted the nation's second-best college sports town by Sports Illustrated and ranked number one among "campus scenes that rock!" by Rolling Stone. Visit UGA and discover for yourself why so many people love our campus and our community.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 11,818
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 11,818
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,430
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    All
  • Law
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    2
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    5
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Business
  • Amount
    $9,000.00
  • Number
    2
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $11,818
    In State
    $30,392
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $8,492
    In State
    $24,090
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $986
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    27,851
    Undergraduate
    8,315
    Graduate
    615
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    42.4%
    Population
  • Female
    57.6%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    620
    SAT Math
    615
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    28
    ACT
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