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Facts and Recognition

Founded in 1912, the Terry College of Business is the state’s flagship business school at the nation’s birthplace of public higher education. Terry College takes great pride in its role supporting economic growth in Georgia and graduating leaders prepared to compete in the global economy.

Ranked a top 15 public business school, Terry is the second largest college at UGA, with a popular residential undergraduate program, a wide range of specialized master’s degrees, multiple MBA program formats in Athens and Atlanta, and eight different areas of study in its Ph.D. programs. Terry has a vast network of more than 75,000 alumni, many of whom enthusiastically engage with the college as employers, mentors and donors. Classes are taught at UGA’s campuses in Athens and Griffin, and at the Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta.

New Learning Environment

Terry’s new home is the Business Learning Community. Located at the center of UGA’s main campus, the $140 million complex is comprised of six buildings.

New Entrepreneurship Space

Studio 225, located on the edge of campus, is 11,000 sq. feet of incubator and accelerator space for our campus-wide Entrepreneurship Program.


Half of the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni in the Bulldog® 100 are led by Terry graduates.

Tailored Options

Terry offers innovative undergraduate certificates in Leadership, Music Business, Actuarial Science, Entrepreneurship, Legal Studies, Sustainability, and Workforce Diversity. The college also supports eight different faculty-led study abroad opportunities and cultivates student talent through the Terry Women’s Initiative.

Most recently, Terry has added several graduate offerings including a Master of Science in Business Analytics, a Pathway MBA, a FinTech specialization for MBA and a Data and Analytics specialization in Accounting.

Terry by the Numbers

Rankings and statistics:
Best Public Bachelor of Business Program
U.S. News & World Report
Best Public Full-Time MBA Program
U.S. News & World Report
Graduates Accepted Employment Offers
Within 3 Months of Graduation
Rankings and statistics:
Academic programs ranked
Among the Nation’s Best
Faculty research programs ranked
Among the Nation’s Best
Among large programs for first-time CPA exam pass rates