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University of Georgia Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

53.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Georgia
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into University of Georgia? The school has a 54% acceptance rate. Last year, 12,232 out of 22,694 applicants were admitted making University of Georgia a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. University of Georgia typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1210-1400
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for University of Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 620
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1210
SAT Scores for University of Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1400
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of Georgia typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1115. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1305 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 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

University of Georgia admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1400 and Above Good >67%
1305 to 1400 Avg + 54%-67%
1210 to 1305 Avg - 41%-54%
1115 to 1210 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 1115 Low <29%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
26-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
72%
ACT Scores for University of Georgia
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for University of Georgia
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 31
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that University of Georgia regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 72 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Georgia.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Georgia admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >69%
28 to 31 Avg + 54%-69%
26 to 28 Avg - 43%-54%
24 to 26 Reach 33%-43%
Less than 24 Low <33%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.86
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Georgia. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Georgia was 3.86 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Georgia accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Georgia students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 74% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 5% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 1% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

University of Georgia admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 13,661 9,033 22,694
Accepted 7,654 4,578 12,232
Acceptance Rate 56% 51% 54%
Enrolled 3,269 2,164 5,433
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 47% 44%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
29

Applicants have 29 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Georgia
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=139959 IPEDS survey data for University of Georgia.