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CAES Snapshot

Size

18,026 acres; 798 buildings

Work Force

Tenure-track faculty and administration: 263
Public service faculty: 366 (315 agents)
Regular staff: 1,026
Temporary employees: 995

Total Employees: 2,650

FY15 Financial Summary*

$205.73 million (47% from state of Georgia)

  Instruction Research Extension
State $21.95 $39.55 $35.53
Federal - $6.69 $10.69
County - - $28.69
Sales $0.52 $7.15 $14.16
Sponsored $0.79 $29.93 $9.94
Other - $0.04 $0.10
TOTAL $23.26 $83.36 $99.11

*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 Soybean Improvement
  • Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center (FoodPIC)
  • Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture
  • Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
  • Regenerative Bioscience Center

Student Enrollment

Fall Semester 2016
Undergraduate: 1,455; Graduate: 475
Total: 1,930

  • From Georgia: 79 percent
  • International: 8.7 percent
  • Female: 61 percent
  • African-American: 7.6 percent
  • All minority: 18.6 percent

Total CAES Graduates: 22,553

Academic Offerings

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (16 majors)
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences (4 majors)
  • Double Dawgs programs (16 pathways)
  • Minors (18 fields)
  • Certificate Programs (7 undergraduate; 4 graduate)
  • Master's degrees (18 programs)
  • Doctoral degrees (14 programs)
  • Study abroad opportunities (18 programs)

Student Scholastic Achievement

98% in-state freshmen on Zell Miller or HOPE Scholarships.
84 students, including 25 freshmen, in UGA Honors Program.

Career Preparation

Of 13 UGA colleges awarding undergraduate degrees, CAES ranks:

  • 1st in percentage of graduates attending graduate/professional schools
  • 4th in average starting salaries

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