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University of Georgia Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Georgia? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 11,604 out of 21,945 applicants or 53% were admitted making University of Georgia a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of Georgia typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 12,933 9,012 21,945
Accepted 7,161 4,443 11,604
Acceptance Rate 55% 49% 53%
Enrolled 3,140 2,134 5,274
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 48% 45%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Georgia 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 University of Georgia regularly accepts students with ACTs of 26 and above. 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 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Georgia.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1230 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 1145. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1315 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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 1230 1400
SAT Reading 620 700
SAT Math 600 700
ACT Composite 26 30
ACT English 26 33
ACT Math 25 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >66%
28 to 30 Avg + 53%-66%
26 to 28 Avg - 40%-53%
24 to 26 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 24 Low <28%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1400 and Above Good >66%
1315 to 1400 Avg + 53%-66%
1230 to 1315 Avg - 40%-53%
1145 to 1230 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 1145 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 53% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

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 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

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 No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139959 IPEDS survey data for University of Georgia.



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