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Dahlonega, Georgia

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Your chances of getting into North Georgia College & State University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

56.2%
Admission Difficulty for North Georgia College & State University
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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at North Georgia is 56.2%.  Its admission rate is the 13th lowest in Georgia.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into North Georgia and can you get accepted?

North Georgia is a more competitive school to get into. You have a good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 2,377 out of the 4,226 who applied were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent (SAT 1090/1270 ACT 21/26). North Georgia College & State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.41. 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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56% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to North Georgia College & State University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.41 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1180 on the SAT
  • Score 23 on the ACT

North Georgia GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.41*

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into North Georgia College & State University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into North Georgia are to have around a 3.41 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as North Georgia accepts 56% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at North Georgia is 3.41 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #20 in Georgia for highest average GPA.

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*This school has not published high school GPA data for its incoming freshman class. In these cases, CollegeSimply uses an algorithm to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of college GPA data. 3.41 is a prediction of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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North Georgia SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. North Georgia College & State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1090-1270

Applicants Submitting SAT 

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SAT Scores for North Georgia College & State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 560
Math 25th Percentile 530
Composite 25th Percentile 1090
SAT Scores for North Georgia College & State University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 650
Math 75th Percentile 620
Composite 75th Percentile 1270
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to North Georgia College & State University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at North Georgia is 1180 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1090-1270. Students who get into North Georgia College & State University score in the top 43 percent of all SAT test takers..  North Georgia ranks #8 in the state of Georgia for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1180 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. North Georgia regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1090, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 1000, but scores this low are outside the normal range. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 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 1180, you have around a 56% chance of being admitted. A 1270 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 71% chance of getting in.

North Georgia College & State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1270 and Above Good >71%
1180 to 1270 Avg + 56%-71%
1090 to 1180 Avg - 40%-56%
1000 to 1090 Reach 26%-40%
Less than 1000 Low <26%
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North Georgia ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

21-26 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

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ACT Scores for North Georgia College & State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 21
Math 25th Percentile 20
Composite 25th Percentile 21
ACT Scores for North Georgia College & State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 26
Math 75th Percentile 25
Composite 75th Percentile 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to North Georgia is 23, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 21 and 26.  The school ranks #12 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 23. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 21 and score in the score in the top 43 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 18.

0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Georgia College & State University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into North Georgia for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 23 score has around 56% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 73% with a 26 ACT score.

North Georgia College & State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >73%
23 to 26 Avg + 56%-73%
21 to 23 Avg - 43%-56%
19 to 21 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 19 Low <31%
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Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

North Georgia College & State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,399 1,827 4,226
Accepted 1,342 1,035 2,377
Acceptance Rate 56% 57% 56%
Enrolled 643 488 1,131
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 47% 48%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to North Georgia College & State University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to North Georgia College & State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at North Georgia College & State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Admission Requirements Summary

Because North Georgia is fairly competitive, you have a decent chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.41 GPA, you have a good shot at getting in. An SAT score of 1180 will further improve your application. If you can get a 1270 on the SAT you will have a very good chance on getting in. Additionally a 23 on the ACT places you in a strong position.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140669 IPEDS survey data for North Georgia College & State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into North Georgia College & State University?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to North Georgia. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for North Georgia College & State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1270. The average SAT score is 1180. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for North Georgia College & State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. The average ACT score is 23. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.