Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1248
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $8,028
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,345
  • University Selectivity
    55%
  • University Yield
    50%
  • Job Offers
    80%
  • Average Salary
    $48,312
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1912
  • Program Length
    Two Year
Contact Information
310 Herty Drive
301 Brooks Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602, United States
Website
405x225

Terry College of Business

With its main campus in Athens and executive education center in Atlanta, the Terry College is Georgia’s flagship business school. Its programs consistently rank among the top in the nation. Terry’s growing faculty deliver high-quality instruction to meet the needs of students at every level. Innovative and rigorous curricula serve the ever-changing needs of the business community. Terry provides individualized services to students, beginning prior to admission and continuing through job placement. Terry boasts a strong alumni network with leaders in business across the country.

What Current Students Say See All 10 Comments >

The variety of opportunities that are brought up on a daily basis. The Terry College of Business truly strives to connect students with business professionals and create a culture of success. I believe that overall my experience was second-to-none and I couldn't have been happier to have studied here.

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Events Calendar

  • Sep 18
    4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Full Time MBA Off-Campus Recruiting Event

    Washington, DC

    Please join Terry College at The QS World MBA Tour recruiting event in Washington, DC.

  • Sep 22
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day

    Athens, GA

    Prospective MBA students are invited to visit campus for an admissions information session, a class visit, and lunch with current students, faculty, and staff. Interview appointments will also be available the same day. Attendance is limited; please register to attend.

  • Oct 6
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day

    Athens, GA

    Prospective MBA students are invited to visit campus for an admissions information session, a class visit, and lunch with current students, faculty, and staff. Interview appointments will also be available the same day. Attendance is limited; please register to attend.

About University of Georgia

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
55% University of Georgia 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Application essay
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
23069% 23,069
55% 55
50% 50
55% School Selectivity
50% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

International/non-English speaking students: https://www.admissions.uga.edu/article/international-students.html; Transfer students: https://www.admissions.uga.edu/article/transfer-students.html

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1804% 1,804
90% 90
99% 99
90% Program Selectivity
99% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

ETS Proficiency Profile required for all Terry applicants. Accounting entrance exam is also required for students applying to the accounting major.

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.6
  • Other transfer requirements Completion of 60 credit hours of defined coursework; written statement of purpose for major(s) selected
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 8
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Must be admitted to UGA Honors Program, or have completed the Terry Business Academy

Careers

Financial Services 21%
Top Industry
  • Other 18%
  • Consulting 11%
  • Real Estate 4%
KPMG 22
Top Employer
  • Ernst & Young 21
  • PWC 17
  • Deloitte 15
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
80% Terry College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
66% 66
62% 61.74527272727272
66% Receive Offers
57% 57
59% 59.252482758620694
57% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
16% 15.83261363636364
14% Receive Offers
15% 15
17% 16.796475409836066
15% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
83% Graduates seeking full-time employment
17% Graduates not seeking employment
81% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
16% 16
$55,986.00
24K 80K
Finance/Accounting
30% 30
$51,912.00
22K 70K
General Management
4% 4
$43,225.00
30K 69K
Human Resources
1% 1
$30,952.00
26K 38K
Management Information Systems
7% 7
$56,617.00
42K 77K
Marketing/Sales
26% 26
$39,797.00
6K 60K
Operations/Production
3% 3
$39,756.00
12K 60K
Logistics/Transportation
1% 1
$46,000.00
35K 57K
Other
12% 12
$45,393.00
18K 61K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
12% 12
$51,455.00
22K 69K
Consumer Products/Retail
10% 10
$47,515.00
30K 59K
Consulting
11% 11
$55,551.00
30K 80K
Financial Services
21% 21
$49,546.00
15K 72K
Government/Education
1% 1
$37,500.00
28K 45K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
4% 4
$44,710.00
26K 63K
Manufacturing
3% 3
$50,045.00
40K 67K
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
$35,400.00
18K 45K
Non-Profit
1% 1
$29,333.00
24K 38K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$43,133.00
6K 74K
Real Estate
4% 4
$43,115.00
25K 55K
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
$31,857.00
12K 55K
Technology/Science
7% 7
$53,789.00
25K 77K
Transportation
3% 3
$43,389.00
28K 63K
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
18% 18
$45,781.00
24K 60K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
$54,971.00
30K 70K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
$49,833.00
44K 58K
U.S. South
86% 86
$47,363.00
6K 77K
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
$51,757.00
32K 68K
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
3% 3
$52,000.00
35K 72K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • University of Georgia 19
  • KPMG 18
  • PWC 13
  • Ernst & Young 13
  • State Farm 13
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 18
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 69
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 862
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,625
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
UGA’s Career Center is a comprehensive career planning and employment center. It provides services and materials in the areas of career development, graduate school prep, experiential education and employer relations. Additionally, the Terry College offers students the chance to explore professional opportunities outside the classroom. Terry programs help students expand their personal networks and connect with alumni. Terry also assists with professional internship opportunities.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$20,424
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $8,028
  • Fees $2,234
  • Expenses $10,162
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,634
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $26,238
  • Fees $2,234
  • Expenses $10,162
14% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 0% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 13%
  • Merit 87%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://osfa.uga.edu/index.html
Scholarships
$1,373,035
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$1,200,764
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Terry College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
79% 73
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
71% 41
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Terry College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Risk Management
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
More Information
Business Program Classes
13% Less than 20 Students 38% More than 50 Students
49% 21 to 50 students
41 Average number of students in non-business required electives
52 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Advanced Business Process Management
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Capitalism
  • Program length Two Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2014
Degrees Offered
  • BBA/8 majors
  • AB/Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
139% 139
61% 61
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. Daniel C. Feldman

    Management

  • Dr. Elena Karahanna

    Management Information System

  • Dr. Jeffry Netter

    Finance

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Accounting students can participate in a spring semester company internship for a minimum of eight weeks, and then return to campus to take a special half-semester course.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    About 20% of Terry undergraduates study abroad. UGA has exchange programs with universities on every continent, and Terry faculty members lead study abroad programs in England, China, Italy, Bermuda, South America and Eastern Europe. Terry study abroad programs include company visits and tours of major historical and cultural sites. UGA also has residential campuses in Oxford, Costa Rica and Cortona, and is home to NSEP's undergraduate flagship program in Portuguese.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Vounteer UGA is a campus-wide organization that connects students with service opportunities within the UGA and Athens-Clarke County communities. Volunteer UGA hosts volunteer fairs each semester, and provides an online matching service to assist students in finding ways to volunteer.

Students

63% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1330 75th Percentile Score on SAT 30 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Asian American
8% 8
Hispanic
4% 4
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
0%
1%
1%
3%
93%
3%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
96% 96
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
4% 4
Canada
0% 0
20 Average age of full-time students
94% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
93% 93
98% 98

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 52,537
Alumni Donations
$1,202 Average Gift $325,750 Largest Gift

Anonymous

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Daniel P. Amos

    Chairman & CEO, Aflac, Inc.

  • Alston D. "Pete" Correll

    Chairman Emeritus, Georgia Pacific

  • Thomas G. Cousins

    Chairman Emeritus, Cousins Properties