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Vol. 45, No. 3

August 14, 2017

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The Class of 2021 brings record academic qualifications to the University of Georgia, with an average high school grade point average of 4.0 and an average ACT score of 30.

Unprecedented heights

UGA’s Class of 2021 sets academic records

The academic qualifications of incoming students at the University of Georgia have risen dramatically over the past several years, with each successive class reaching unprecedented heights. The Class of 2021 continues that extraordinary trend, with an average high school grade point average of 4.0 and a record average ACT score of 30.

Remarkable funding growth drives surge in R&D expenditures

Total research and development expenditures surged for the fourth consecutive year at the University of Georgia to an all-time high of $458 million in fiscal year 2017. The record total represents a 31 percent increase in R&D expenditures since fiscal year 2013.

Cousins Foundation gift to support scholarships, endow university swim and dive coach position

The Cousins Foundation Inc. has committed more than $5 million to the University of Georgia to support need-based scholarships for students and to permanently endow the UGA head swimming and diving coach position.

Summer successes: Enrollment reaches new high in 2017

Whether on-campus, online or around the world, summer enrollment at the University of Georgia is on an upward trajectory.

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