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Georgia Southwestern Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Georgia Southwestern State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.5%
Admission Difficulty for Georgia Southwestern State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Georgia Southwestern and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate. Last year, 863 out of 1,279 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Georgia Southwestern State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Georgia Southwestern State University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Georgia Southwestern SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
70%
SAT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Georgia Southwestern State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >78%
1110 to 1180 Avg + 67%-78%
1040 to 1110 Avg - 54%-67%
970 to 1040 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 970 Low <41%
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Georgia Southwestern ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
37%
ACT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Georgia Southwestern State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 21

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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 37 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
23 and Above Good >78%
21 to 23 Avg + 67%-78%
19 to 21 Avg - 54%-67%
17 to 19 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 17 Low <41%
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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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Georgia Southwestern accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Georgia Southwestern State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

68% of Georgia Southwestern State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Georgia Southwestern State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 68%
Bottom 50% of class 32%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Georgia Southwestern State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 775 504 1,279
Accepted 515 348 863
Acceptance Rate 66% 69% 67%
Enrolled 268 184 452
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 52% 53% 52%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 21, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 21, 2019.

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.