Chances of getting into Georgia State University
How hard is it to get into Georgia State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,101 out of 14,462 applicants were admitted making Georgia State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Georgia State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Georgia State University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT78%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1120|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1210|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgia State University?
Georgia State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>80%|
|1205 to 1290||Avg +||70%-80%|
|1120 to 1205||Avg -||58%-70%|
|1035 to 1120||Reach||45%-58%|
|Less than 1035||Low||<45%|
Georgia State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT46%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Georgia State University?
Admission data indicates that Georgia State University 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>81%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||70%-81%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||60%-70%|
|16 to 19||Reach||48%-60%|
|Less than 16||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.34
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Georgia State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Georgia State University was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 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 State University accepts 70% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||26%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||25%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||14%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||39%||45%||42%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply136
Applicants have 136 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Georgia State University before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Georgia State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139940 IPEDS survey data for Georgia State University.