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Georgia Southwestern Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Georgia Southwestern State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.3%
Admission Difficulty for Georgia Southwestern State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Georgia Southwestern and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 889 out of 1,283 applicants were admitted making Georgia Southwestern a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Georgia Southwestern State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Georgia Southwestern SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgia Southwestern State University?

Georgia Southwestern State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Georgia Southwestern State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >79%
1030 to 1120 Avg + 69%-79%
940 to 1030 Avg - 57%-69%
850 to 940 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 850 Low <44%
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Georgia Southwestern ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
41%
ACT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Georgia Southwestern?

Admission data indicates that Georgia Southwestern regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia Southwestern State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Georgia Southwestern State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >79%
20 to 22 Avg + 69%-79%
18 to 20 Avg - 57%-69%
16 to 18 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 16 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.17
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Georgia Southwestern State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Georgia Southwestern State University was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Georgia Southwestern accepts 69% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Georgia Southwestern State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 804 479 1,283
Accepted 573 316 889
Acceptance Rate 71% 66% 69%
Enrolled 267 148 415
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 47% 47%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Georgia Southwestern State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Georgia Southwestern State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Georgia Southwestern State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139764 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Southwestern State University.

Frequently Asked Questions

77% of students submit their SAT scores to Georgia Southwestern. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

69% of those who apply are granted admission to Georgia Southwestern. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1120. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 41% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.