How hard is it to get into Georgia and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,647 out of 28,206 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 14 percent. University of Georgia typically accepts and attracts "A" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Georgia 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||620|
|SAT Composite 25th||1250|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||740|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1360|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Georgia?
University of Georgia typically prefers applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 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 1140. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1460 and Above||Good||>61%|
|1355 to 1460||Avg +||48%-61%|
|1250 to 1355||Avg -||35%-48%|
|1145 to 1250||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 1145||Low||<24%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||31|
|ACT Math 25th||27|
|ACT Composite 25th||29|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||31|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Georgia?
Admission data indicates that Georgia regularly accepts students with ACT's of 29 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 9 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 27 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 31 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|33 and Above||Good||>61%|
|31 to 33||Avg +||48%-61%|
|29 to 31||Avg -||35%-48%|
|27 to 29||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 27||Low||<24%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Georgia?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Georgia. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Georgia was 4.02 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||29.02%||Reach|
|3.50 to 3.74||6.62%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||0.99%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||0.28%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||0.39%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.16%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
57% of University of Georgia freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||57%|
|Top 25% of class||89%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Lower 50% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||42%||41%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Georgia is $70.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Georgia and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
69% of students submit their SAT scores to Georgia. 67% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
48% 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 1250 and 1460. 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 29 and 33. 67% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.