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CAES Snapshot

Size

18,856 acres; 937 buildings

Work Force

Tenure-track faculty and administration: 248
Public service faculty: 323 (269 agents)
Regular staff: 1,006
Temporary employees: 1,043

Total Employees: 2,620

FY15 Financial Summary*

$193.28 million (44.1% from state of Georgia)

  Instruction Research Extension
State $17.99 $36.86 $30.47
Federal - $6.82 $10.80
County - - $25.78
Sales $0.76 $9.48 $11.90
Sponsored $0.82 $30.12 $11.32
Other - $0.10 $0.06
TOTAL $19.57 $83.38 $90.33

*In millions of dollars; 'Reflects awards

Departments

  • Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
  • Animal and Dairy Science
  • Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Entomology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Pathology
  • Poultry Science

Centers and Institutes

  • Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies
  • Center for Food Safety
  • Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health
  • Center for Urban Agriculture
  • Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center
  • Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
  • Regenerative Bioscience Center

Student Enrollment

Fall Semester 2015
Undergraduate: 1,559; Graduate: 461
Total: 2,020

  • From Georgia: 88 percent
  • International: 8.1 percent
  • Female: 63.3 percent
  • African-American: 9.9 percent
  • All minority: 21.8 percent

Total CAES Graduates: 22,000

Academic Offerings

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (16 majors)
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences (5 majors)
  • Minors (18 fields)
  • Certificate Programs (8 undergraduate; 4 graduate)
  • Master's degrees (19 programs)
  • Doctoral degrees (14 programs)
  • Study abroad opportunities (9+ programs)

Student Scholastic Achievement

98%+ in-state freshmen on HOPE Scholarships.
86 students, including 28 freshmen, in UGA Honors Program.

Career Preparation

Of 12 UGA colleges awarding undergraduate degrees, CAES ranks:

  • 2nd in percentage of graduates attending graduate/professional schools
  • 3rd in average starting salaries

For more information, visit students.caes.uga.edu.