Points of Pride

As a land-grant institution, UGA serves the citizens of Georgia in ways that improve their lives. UGA is an economic engine for all 159 counties of the state, providing well-educated graduates,  attracting large federal, industry, and foundation grants and contracts, creating innovative technologies and businesses, training leaders, fostering new business opportunities, and expanding the tax base.

Technologies Based on UGA Research

Top 10

LICENSES & OPTIONS

9th consecutive year

Top 20

LICENSING REVENUE

among public universities
12th consecutive year

$7.6M

LICENSING REVENUE

2016

600+

COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS

reached the market
1978-2016

Small Business Development Center Activity over the past 5 years

$8.9B

IN SALES

1,422

NEW BUSINESSES

11,785

NEW JOBS

$525M

CAPITAL RAISED

through loans & equity financing

Startup Companies Based on UGA Research

137

STARTUP COMPANIES

based on
UGA technologies

$30.1M

SALES REVENUE

in aggregate

900+

JOBS CREATED

750+ in Georgia

$100M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

estimate

Talent and Leadership for Georgia

194K

UGA ALUMNI

in Georgia

247

GRADUATE &
PROFESSIONAL
DEGREE FIELDS

24

RHODES SCHOLARS

27%

STUDY ABROAD

students