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So I've been admitted to UGA, and also consider pursuing a master's degree outside of my field (in physics) while pursuing my Ph.D. But heard that UGA is most famous for its non-STEM programs, and has a high female to male ratio. Although I very much like my program at UGA, those are still my two major concerns. (I'm a female.) Because I usually enjoy a more balanced academic and social atmosphere. Are there a big gender gap on a day-to-day basis? And does anyone know about the physics program or the overall STEM fields on campus?

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On February 11, 2016 at 4:24 PM, ExponentialDecay said:

I don't think UGA is famous for anything.

UGA is an amazing school with top-notch resources in both STEM and non-STEM fields. It is the State's flagship university for a reason. I did undergrad at UGA and yes, females outnumber males on campus, but with over 30,000 students on campus, don't worry, you'll be able to find the balance you seek. However, it's a very undergrad-heavy campus as well. Be prepared for lots of Greek students and organizations dominating the social scene. Not to say that there aren't social niches for other groups, because there definitely are, but the most visible groups tend to be Greek.

South Campus is where you'll find the vast majority of your STEM resources, though the Physics building (as well as the Biology and Chemistry buildings) is on Ag Hill closer to the center of campus (the Tate Center, Miller Learning Center, and Sanford Stadium). I was a liberal arts guy but I had a few classes and spent plenty of time on Ag Hill and South Campus. Depending on what field you are going into, the University has other properties and labs throughout the state that you might be working with/at from time to time.

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Question...do you see your acceptance online at this link? I assume all graduate programs have the same link. I see the decision under "Applicant."


If so, what does your status say? Mine says "Applicant Accepted Offer." I have no idea if this is an error that means they think I accepted their offer, OR if they are giving me an "Applicant Accepted" offer to consider. Please let me know!


UPDATE: I just called. It means I got in! I am not sure why I didn't think about calling first.

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