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Chances of getting into North Georgia College & State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
56.2%
Admission Difficulty for North Georgia College & State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into North Georgia and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,377 out of 4,226 applicants were admitted making North Georgia a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. North Georgia College & State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must 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 determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Georgia SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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

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

North Georgia College & State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

North Georgia College & State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >68%
1180 to 1270 Avg + 56%-68%
1090 to 1180 Avg - 43%-56%
1000 to 1090 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 1000 Low <31%
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North Georgia ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

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

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that North Georgia regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Georgia College & State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

North Georgia College & State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >71%
23 to 26 Avg + 56%-71%
21 to 23 Avg - 45%-56%
19 to 21 Reach 35%-45%
Less than 19 Low <35%
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North Georgia GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into North Georgia. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Georgia College & State University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Georgia for highest average GPA. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted North Georgia College & State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

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 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2021.

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission 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

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 challenging 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. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. 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. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.