The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is rooted in tradition and provides students with tools for success in their lives beyond college. The second oldest of 18 colleges within the university, CAES was founded in 1859. The college has a rich history of advancing agricultural, environmental and food sciences through the use of cutting-edge technology.
CAES' small class sizes allow students to get individual attention from world-renowned faculty. CAES faculty members won UGA’s Inventor of the Year award for eight out of the last 15 years and have been named UGA Advisor of the Year for nine out of 14 years.
The college’s approach to education pairs 21 majors and 18 minors with the CAES Deans’ Promise, a program that dictates that all of the college's students will be provided with enrichment opportunities like study abroad programs, service-learning courses, internships, undergraduate research projects and leadership-building programs. Students have the capability to customize their CAES educational experiences to meet their academic and professional goals. Of all the colleges at the university, CAES has the highest rate of undergraduates accepted into graduate and professional schools.
Learn about what CAES has to offer on the following pages, and apply to study at CAES.