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Georgia College Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Georgia College & State University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Admission Difficulty for Georgia College & State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Georgia College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Georgia College is 86%.  It ranks #43 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Georgia College & State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,880 out of 4,515 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent (SAT 1100/1245 ACT 23/27). Georgia College & State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.52. 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Georgia College application fee is $40 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. 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 COVID-19.

Georgia College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1245
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for Georgia College & State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Georgia College & State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 605
SAT Composite 75th 1245
Average SAT Score 1170

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Georgia College & State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1170 out of 1600. Georgia College ranks #9 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Georgia College & State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1245 and Above Good >91%
1172 to 1245 Avg + 86%-91%
1100 to 1172 Avg - 78%-86%
1028 to 1100 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 1028 Low <68%
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Georgia College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
47%
ACT Scores for Georgia College & State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Georgia College & State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Georgia College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia College & State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Georgia College & State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >91%
25 to 27 Avg + 86%-91%
23 to 25 Avg - 78%-86%
21 to 23 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 21 Low <68%
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Georgia College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.52
Typical High School Grades
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Georgia College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Georgia College & State University was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.52 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Georgia College accepts 86% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Georgia College & State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 6.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 25.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 25.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 23.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 13.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 8.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Georgia College & State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,082 1,433 4,515
Accepted 2,672 1,208 3,880
Acceptance Rate 87% 84% 86%
Enrolled 922 441 1,363
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 37% 35%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Georgia College & State University is $40.

Application Requirements

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

Georgia College & State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Georgia College & State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139861 IPEDS survey data for Georgia College & State University.

FAQs

Does Georgia College & State University prefer SAT or ACT?

53% of students submit their SAT scores to Georgia College. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

86% of those who apply are granted admission to Georgia College. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1245. 53% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 27. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.