Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a difference between classes offered on the UGA campus in Tifton and the UGA campus in Athens?

The only difference is the location.

What degree will students receive at UGA-Tifton?

Students will earn a University of Georgia degree just like all other students in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

What are the entrance requirements?

Students must meet the University of Georgia transfer requirements. To be eligible for admission to UGA programs at any location, prospective students must have at least 60 transferable semester hours and a minimum GPA of 2.80.

How do I apply to UGA-Tifton?

Students should apply to the University of Georgia as a transfer student and choose the Agriscience and Environmental Systems, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, or Biological Sciences major in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. To apply to UGA-Tifton, use the UGA Off-Site Application.

How much does it cost to attend UGA-Tifton?

At UGA-Tifton we are committed to providing students with a quality education at an affordable price. Cost information is available from the UGA Office of Student Financial Aid.

How do I get help paying for college?

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is committed to providing financial support to students enrolled in CAES majors. Learn more about available scholarships.

To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements for financial aid, visit the UGA Office of Student Financial Aid.

Where do I go for orientation?

Admitted UGA-Tifton students will attend orientation at UGA Tifton. Students will receive an orientation pack in the mail outlining when orientation will be and what steps to complete before attending. 

Where will the classes be held?

Courses will be taught in classrooms and laboratories on the UGA Tifton Campus.

Who will teach the classes?

All courses will be taught by University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences faculty members from Tifton, Griffin, or Athens either in person, online, or through teleconferencing. View a list of Tifton faculty.

What about academic advising?

Students will be advised by a professional advisor at UGA Tifton and will be assigned a UGA faculty member who will serve as their academic mentor.

Who do I contact for help?