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The flagship school in the University of Georgia system, UGA's Athens campus draws its energy from the vibrant town of Athens — and vice-versa.

Founded in 1785 as the first chartered state university, the University of Georgia has a long and distinguished history in the nation's intellectual, cultural and environmental heritage. Students at the College of Education, which was founded in 1908 and today is one of the largest and most diverse colleges of its kind in the country, experience life both on the picturesque campus and in the vibrant city of Athens.

Along with extensive research opportunities, outreach clinics and opportunities to interact with a range of students and educators, students at the College of Education's Athens campus can enjoy the rich culture of Athens, the city. Take in a show at the storied 40 Watt club or the majestic Georgia Theatre. Dine in one of the city's many restaurants, which are quickly putting Athens on the map for one of the top foodie cities in the country. Explore — or live in — one of the many historic neighborhoods near downtown.

Stop by the UGA Visitors Center before you begin your tour. Also, find out more information about Athens from the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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See for yourself how much UGA College of Education has to offer! Schedule a tour of campus to learn more about the UGA student experience.

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Aderhold Hall

Completed in 1971, this seven-story structure is the main home to offices and classrooms for the College of Education.

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Ramsey Center

Named the best recreational facility in the country by Sports Illustrated in 1997, the Ramsey Student Physical Activities Center includes 420,000 square feet of training and athletic activity space.

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River's Crossing

Home to faculty and staff from several College of Education departments and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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