Chartered by the state of Georgia in 1785, the University of Georgia is the birthplace
of public higher education in America — launching our nation’s great tradition of
world-class education for all. One of America’s “Public Ivies” and a top 10 best value
in public higher education, the University of Georgia tackles some of the world’s
grand challenges — from combating infectious disease and securing the world’s food
supply to advancing economic growth and analyzing the environment.