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Georgia Gwinnett College Admission Requirements

Lawrenceville, Georgia

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Your chances of getting into Georgia Gwinnett College

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Georgia Gwinnett College? Georgia Gwinnett College is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Georgia Gwinnett College directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Georgia Gwinnett College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.88

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Georgia Gwinnett College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Georgia Gwinnett College are to have around a 2.88 high school GPA. You can get into Georgia Gwinnett College with slightly below average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 2.88 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Georgia Gwinnett College accepts 94% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Georgia Gwinnett College is 2.88 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B- letter grades and regularly score around 80-82 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #46 in Georgia for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Georgia Gwinnett College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.9 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Georgia Gwinnett College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by Georgia Gwinnett College. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

940-1170

Applicants Submitting SAT 

14%
SAT Scores for Georgia Gwinnett College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 470
Math 25th Percentile 470
Composite 25th Percentile 940
SAT Scores for Georgia Gwinnett College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 590
Math 75th Percentile 580
Composite 75th Percentile 1170
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Georgia Gwinnett College?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Georgia Gwinnett College is 1060 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 940-1170. Students who get into Georgia Gwinnett College score in the top 71 percent of all SAT test takers..  Georgia Gwinnett College ranks #29 in the state of Georgia for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1060 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Georgia Gwinnett College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 940, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 820, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Georgia Gwinnett College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not considered for admission, even if submitted (test blind)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1060 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1055, you have around a 94% chance of being admitted. A 1170 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 97% chance of getting in.

Georgia Gwinnett College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1170 and Above Good >97%
1055 to 1170 Avg + 94%-97%
940 to 1055 Avg - 89%-94%
825 to 940 Reach 81%-89%
Less than 825 Low <81%
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Georgia Gwinnett College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

17-23 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

4%
ACT Scores for Georgia Gwinnett College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 15
Math 25th Percentile 16
Composite 25th Percentile 17
ACT Scores for Georgia Gwinnett College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 22
Math 75th Percentile 24
Composite 75th Percentile 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Georgia Gwinnett College?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Georgia Gwinnett College is 20, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 17 and 23.  The school ranks #35 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 20. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 17 and score in the score in the top 69 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 14.

4 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia Gwinnett College.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Georgia Gwinnett College is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not considered for admission, even if submitted (test blind)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Georgia Gwinnett College for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 20 score has around 94% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 97% with a 23 ACT score.

Georgia Gwinnett College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >97%
20 to 23 Avg + 94%-97%
17 to 20 Avg - 89%-94%
14 to 17 Reach 81%-89%
Less than 14 Low <81%
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High School Class Rank

58% of Georgia Gwinnett College freshman are in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Georgia Gwinnett College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 3.7%
Top 25% of class 15%
Top 50% of class 42%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

May 3, 2024

Days left to Apply

None

The application deadline for Fall 2024 has passed. Applications were due on May 3, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Georgia Gwinnett College is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Georgia Gwinnett College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Georgia Gwinnett College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required to be considered for admission
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Georgia Gwinnett College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Georgia Gwinnett College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=447689 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Gwinnett College.

Last updated February 24, 2024

FAQs

Does Georgia Gwinnett College prefer SAT or ACT?

14% of students submit their SAT scores to Georgia Gwinnett College. 4% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Georgia Gwinnett College?

Georgia Gwinnett College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.