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 (FY 2017): $816.2 Million

Enterprise Workforce (as of November 1, 2017): 15,295

AU Faculty and Staff (as of November 1, 2017): 6,691

Total Faculty (as of November 1, 2017): 1,664

Total Sponsored Awards (FY 2017): $111.3 Million

Research Awards (FY 2017): $89.0 Million

Living Alumni: 56,000+ 


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 2017): 8,824
  • New Freshmen: 876
  • Other Undergraduates: 4,415
  • Graduate: 1,635
  • First Professional: 1,293
  • Medical Residents: 519
  • Dental Residents: 86
STUDENT ENROLLMENT BY GENDER (FALL 2017):
  • Female: 5,472 / 62%
  • Male: 3,352 / 38%
DEGREES CONFERRED (AY 2017): 1,892
  • Bachelor's: 936
  • Master's: 424
  • Specialist: 26
  • Doctorate: 100
  • First Professional: 293
  • Certificate/Other: 113
ACADEMIC OFFERINGS: 146
  • 41 undergraduate programs
  • 35 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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