Slight Decline in Black Freshman Enrollments at the University of Georgia

At the University of Georgia in 2008, there were 381 black freshman students in the entering class. This was the largest number of black freshmen at the University of Georgia since 1995. Black students made up 7.9 percent of the entering class.

This fall there are 362 black freshmen, a slight decline of 5 percent. This year blacks are 7.6 percent of all freshmen at the state’s flagship university.

It is important to remember that blacks are 29 percent of the population in the state of Georgia.