Chances of getting into University of Georgia

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
48.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of Georgia
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Georgia and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 12,723 out of 26,164 applicants were admitted making Georgia a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 17 percent. University of Georgia typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Georgia SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1240-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
69%
SAT Scores for University of Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 610
SAT Composite 25th 1240
SAT Scores for University of Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Average SAT Score 1330

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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 19 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1240 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 1150. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Georgia admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >62%
1325 to 1410 Avg + 49%-62%
1240 to 1325 Avg - 36%-49%
1155 to 1240 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 1155 Low <25%
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Georgia ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
27-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
67%
ACT Scores for University of Georgia
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 27
ACT Math 25th 26
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for University of Georgia
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 32
Average ACT Score 29

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Georgia regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 67 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
32 and Above Good >64%
29 to 32 Avg + 49%-64%
27 to 29 Avg - 39%-49%
25 to 27 Reach 29%-39%
Less than 25 Low <29%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. The school ranks #2 in Georgia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Georgia will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Georgia students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

High School Class Rank

53% of University of Georgia freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Georgia students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 53%
Top 25% of class 91%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

University of Georgia admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 15,921 10,243 26,164
Accepted 8,101 4,610 12,723
Acceptance Rate 51% 45% 49%
Enrolled 3,571 2,156 5,727
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 47% 45%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2020.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

69% of students submit their SAT scores to Georgia. 67% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

49% of those who apply are granted admission to Georgia. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1240 and 1410. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 32. 67% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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