Fast Facts - Georgia Regents University
Founded in 1828, Georgia Regents University is a unique blend of the old and the new, the traditional and the innovative. As one of the major research universities in Georgia, GRU is committed to creating and sharing new knowledge as a university of growing national and international stature in both education and healthcare.
GRU offers more than 110 degree programs and has more than 9,000 students in nine colleges: Education,Science and Mathematics, Business,the Medical College, Allied Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Nursing, and the college ofArts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Students come from most of Georgia’s 159 counties.
The GRU Jaguars have Division I golf and Division II basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, tennis, and cross country that offer sports fans exciting NCAA competitions.
With nearly 10,000 employees enterprise-wide, GRU is one of the largest employers in the Augusta area. The University System of Georgia reports that during the 2011 fiscal year, the university’s overall economic impact on the area approached nearly $1.6 billion.
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Georgia Regents University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) toaward one-year and advanced certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist's, first professional, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or phone at404-679-4500for questions about the accreditation of GRU.All eligible academic programs maintain accreditation by the appropriate specialized accrediting bodies.
The purpose of publishing the commission's contact information is to enable interested parties 1) to learn about the accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Augusta State, such as admission requirements, financial aid, etc., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the commission.
Facts and Figures
ENROLLMENT BY DISCIPLINE (FALL 2011)
Allied Health Sciences: 556
Biomedical Sciences: 121
Dental Medicine: 311
Undergraduate Arts and Sciences: 4,520
DEGREES CONFERRED (2010-2011)
One-Year Certificate: 14
Post-Master's Certificate: 5
First Professional: 241
FACULTY (AS OF JUNE 30, 2011)
GRU Total: 1,027
NCAA Division II in 8 men's and women's team sports: basketball, baseball, softball, cross country, tennis, and volleyball; and Division I in men's and women's golf. Member of Peach Belt Athletic Conference.
The men's golf team won their second consecutive national Division I championship in 2011. GRU becomes the first team to win back-to-back titles since Houston in 1984-85.
Playing and intramural fields; aerobics; indoor walking track; weight rooms; 18-hole golf course; club sports; co-ed rowing team; game and billiard facilities; and fitness center.
Provides a variety of educational programs including advanced computer training. Courses are open to all adults, regardless of educational background.