Reaching New Heights: 2018 Annual Report
106 percent increase in annual fundraising
29 percent increase in annual research and development expenditures

In the summer of 2013, the University of Georgia cast a bold vision for the future, a vision to reach new heights of excellence across every facet of its mission. Five years later, with dedicated faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends leading the way, that vision is becoming a reality.

30 percent increase in applications for undergraduate admission over five years and 26,500 undergraduate admission applications in FY18

Today, our outstanding students are completing their degrees and securing employment at unprecedented rates. The talented faculty who teach them are pushing the boundaries of knowledge, creating new technologies, and making discoveries to help people at home and around the world. The University’s positive impact is expanding all across Georgia. New partnerships with communities and organizations continue to form, and existing ones grow even stronger. Loyal alumni and friends are supporting the mission of the University at a level unimaginable five years ago, enabling new projects, initiatives, and programs to take flight.

Never before has this University experienced a period of such tremendous success and achievement, and — as this report illustrates — this path of profound transformation and impact is only just beginning. It is a special time at a special place, and the future of our University has never looked brighter.

Georgia defensive line blocking field goal

The Georgia Bulldogs returned—after 75 years—to the legendary Rose Bowl Game on New Year’s Day and earned an exciting win over the Oklahoma Sooners. With the Rose Bowl victory, UGA advanced to the college football national championship game for the first time in the playoff era.

An era of record highs infographic
523 new scholarships created by donors in the last five years
62 new endowed faculty positions created in the last five years