The University of Georgia ranked 11th on the list of Best Big Colleges in the U.S. by rankings platform Niche, rising three spots from its No. 14 ranking in 2020.
The Niche rankings compare the best large private and public universities in the U.S. with at least 15,000 undergraduate students, and are based on an analysis of academic, admissions, financial and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni.
UGA, the birthplace of public higher education in America, has consistently ranked as a top value university and is the largest institution to place experiential learning as a core part of its undergraduate curriculum. With its comprehensive reach, the university’s 18 colleges and schools enroll more than 37,000 students and have produced over 335,000 alumni living worldwide.
The top institution on the Niche’s ranking this year was Cornell University. Other SEC schools on the list of Best Big Colleges in the U.S. included University of Florida at No. 10, Texas A&M University at No. 17, Auburn University at No. 36, the University of Alabama at No. 50, Mississippi State University at No. 52, University of Missouri at No. 55, University of Tennessee at No. 72 and University of Kentucky at No. 81.