Georgia Southwestern Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Georgia Southwestern? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 836 out of 1,167 applicants or 72% were admitted making Georgia Southwestern a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. Georgia Southwestern State University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 725 442 1,167
Accepted 514 322 836
Acceptance Rate 71% 73% 72%
Enrolled 227 154 381
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 48% 46%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgia Southwestern State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Georgia Southwestern regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Georgia Southwestern State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1035 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 950 1120
SAT Reading 480 580
SAT Math 470 540
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >81%
21 to 24 Avg + 72%-81%
18 to 21 Avg - 60%-72%
15 to 18 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 15 Low <47%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >81%
1035 to 1120 Avg + 72%-81%
950 to 1035 Avg - 60%-72%
865 to 950 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 865 Low <47%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into Georgia Southwestern State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Georgia Southwestern State University was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Georgia Southwestern accepts 72% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 60 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 21, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=139764 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Southwestern State University.

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