Founded: On December 20, 1828, by Act of the Georgia General Assembly, seven faculty members founded Augusta University's oldest college, the Medical College of Georgia.
Location: Augusta, Georgia (Richmond County), about 70 miles southwest of Columbia, South Carolina.
Size: 650 acres of campus, approximately 150 buildings in six counties across Georgia.
Governance: Board of Regents, University System of Georgia
Enterprise Budget: $1.3 Billion
University Budget: $757.5 Million (23.6% provided by the state of Georgia)
Enterprise Workforce: 13,959
Total Faculty: 1,661
Total Sponsored Awards (FY 2015): $107.6 Million
Research Awards (FY 2015): $53.7 Million
Living Alumni: 56,000+
Augusta University is a public research university and academic medical center composed of nine colleges and schools. In order of founding, they are: