Augusta University is a public research university and academic medical center located in Augusta, Georgia, USA. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite medical campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Albany, Georgia; Rome, Georgia; and Athens, Georgia.
Augusta University is at the forefront of groundbreaking research focused on improving and enriching the human experience. Offering undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, cybersecurity, business and education as well as a full range of graduate programs and hands-on clinical research opportunities, Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and health care. The combination of nationally ranked business and nursing schools as well as the state’s flagship public medical school and only dental school makes Augusta University a destination of choice for the students of today and the leaders of tomorrow.
The Augusta University Health System includes the 478-bed Augusta University Medical Center, the 154-bed Children's Hospital of Georgia, and more than 80 outpatient clinics. As the state's only public academic medical center, Augusta University Health differs from community hospitals. AU Health professionals train the next generation of caregivers, while others conduct pioneering research that improves medical diagnosis, treatments and technology, bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.
Augusta University has a workforce total of 15,295 and more than 56,000 alumni. The university receives over $111.3 million annually in total sponsored research awards. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the university's annual budget is $816.2 million.
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