Augusta University Fast Facts


Institution

Founded: On December 20, 1828, by Act of the Georgia General Assembly, seven faculty members founded Augusta University's oldest college, the Medical College of Georgia.

Location: Augusta, Georgia (Richmond County).

Governance: Board of Regents, University System of Georgia

University Budget: $757.5 Million

Enterprise Workforce: 14,377

Total Faculty: 1,655

Total Sponsored Awards (FY 2016): $107.6 Million

Research Awards (FY 2016): $79.6 Million

Living Alumni: 55,000+ 


Academic

COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS

Augusta University is a public research university and academic medical center composed of ten colleges and schools. In order of founding, they are:

STUDENT ENROLLMENT (FALL 2016): 8,532
  • New Freshmen: 788
  • Other Undergraduates: 4,345
  • Graduate: 1,542
  • First Professional: 1,263
  • Medical Residents: 533
  • Dental Residents: 61
STUDENT ENROLLMENT BY GENDER (FALL 2016):
  • Female: 5,250 / 61.5%
  • Male: 3,282 / 38.5%
DEGREES CONFERRED (AY 2016): 1,873
  • Bachelor's: 906
  • Master's: 462
  • Specialist: 39
  • Doctorate: 94
  • First Professional: 296
  • Certificate/Other: 76
ACADEMIC OFFERINGS: 147
  • 43 undergraduate programs
  • 34 graduate programs
  • 18 doctoral & professional programs
  • 52 certificates

ATHLETICS

  • Men's golf: NCAA Division I, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
  • Women's golf: NCAA Division I, independent
  • 2 NCAA National Championships (2010, 2011)
  • 11 teams NCAA Division II, Peach Belt Conference
  • Men's basketball: 9 NCAA Tournament appearances, 3 Elite Eights

Administration

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