Admission Statistics

Admitted Class of 2027: A Competitive Class
99%

took at least one course at an advanced level such as AP, IB or Dual Enrollment.

14,137

have a core high school GPA of 4.00 or higher.

1,173

graduated first or second in their class.

Enrollment

Overall Enrollment: 40,118

Undergraduate Enrollment: 30,166

Graduate Enrollment: 9,952

First-Year Applications

Applications Received: 43,700

Applicants Admitted: 16,147

New First-Year Students Enrolled: 6,150+

*Numbers are estimates

High School Core Grade Point Average

Middle-50% of All Admitted First-Year Students: 4.04-4.32

Middle-50% of All Admitted Honors Students: 4.26-4.45

Standardized Tests

SAT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 1310-1470

SAT Middle-50% of Admitted Honors Students: 1500-1540

ACT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 28-33

ACT Middle-50% of Admitted Honors Students: 34-35

AP, IB and Dual-Enrollment

Middle-50% of AP, IB and Dual Enrollment Courses Taken: 8-12

Get to know our Admitted Class
Interesting Facts

289 admitted students represent 45 different countries and 855 come from homes where English is not the native language.

The top two graduates from every SACS-accredited Georgia high school are guaranteed admission to UGA, provided certain criteria are met. Approximately 4.5% of the entering first-year students were valedictorians or salutatorians.

Students were admitted from 533+ different high schools from the state of Georgia and 145 different Georgia counties.

Valedictorians and Salutatorians

The top two graduates from every SACS-accredited Georgia high school are guaranteed admission to UGA, provided certain criteria are met. Approximately 5% of the entering first-year students were valedictorians or salutatorians.

Location, Location, Location

25% of the enrolling UGA first-year class come from outside Georgia and represent 41 different states. In addition, 84 students come from countries other than the United States. The top 10 home states (other than Georgia) of students are:

  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Tennessee
  • New York
  • California
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
Top Intended Majors for First-Year Students
  • BS Biology
  • BBA Finance (Intended)
  • BS Computer Science (Intended)
  • Undecided – Business
  • BS Psychology
  • BSME Mechanical Engineering
  • BBA Marketing (Intended)
  • BS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • BBA Management (Intended)
  • Undecided – Arts and Sciences (BS)