took at least one course at an advanced level such as AP, IB or Dual Enrollment.
have a core high school GPA of 4.00 or higher.
graduated first or second in their class.
Overall Enrollment: 38,652
Undergraduate Enrollment: 29,611
Graduate Enrollment: 9,041
Applications Received: 29,308
Applicants Admitted: 13,225
New First-Year Students Enrolled: 5,515
High School Core Grade Point Average
Middle-50% of All Admitted First-Year Students: 3.95-4.20
Middle-50% of All Admitted Honors Students: 4.00-4.32
SAT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 1300-1460
SAT Middle-50% of Admitted Honors Students: 1500-1540
ACT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 30-34
ACT Middle-50% of Admitted Honors Students: 33-35
AP, IB and Dual-Enrollment
Middle-50% of AP, IB and Dual Enrollment Courses Taken: 6-11
Honors and Scholarships
Number of First-Year Students Admitted to the Honors Program: 2,069
778 admitted students represent 63 different countries and 812 come from homes where English is not the native language.
312 first-year students were admitted to begin their studies in the summer through the Freshman College Summer Experience Program.
Students were admitted from 521 different high schools from the state of Georgia and 154 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
16% of the entering UGA first-year class come from outside Georgia and represent 49 different states. In addition, 134 students come from countries other than the United States. The top 10 home states (other than Georgia) of students are:
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- New York
- New Jersey
Top Intended Majors for First-Year Students
- BS Biology
- BBA Finance
- BS Psychology
- BS Computer Science
- BS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- BSME Intended Mechanical Engineering
- BBA Intended Marketing
- AB Political Science
- AB International Affairs