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: 38,920
Undergraduate Enrollment: 29,848
Graduate Enrollment: 9,072
Applications Received: 28,500
Applicants Admitted: 13,700
New First-Year Students Enrolled: 5,600
*Numbers are estimates
High School Core Grade Point Average
Middle-50% of All Admitted First-Year Students: 3.94-4.21
Middle-50% of All Admitted Honors Students: 4.00-4.30
SAT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 1310-1460
SAT Middle-50% of Admitted Honors Students: 1480-1540
ACT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 30-34
ACT Middle-50% of Admitted Honors Students: 33-36
AP, IB and Dual-Enrollment
Middle-50% of AP, IB and Dual Enrollment Courses Taken: 7-12
Honors and Scholarships
Number of First-Year Students Admitted to the Honors Program: 708
497 admitted students represent 67 different countries and 800 come from homes where English is not the native language.
200 first-year students were admitted to begin their studies in the summer through the Freshman College Summer Experience Program.
Students were admitted from 534 different high schools from the state of Georgia and 155 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
15% of the entering UGA first-year class come from outside Georgia and represent 43 different states. In addition, 122 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
- Undecided – Business
- BS Psychology
- Undecided – Arts and Sciences (BS)
- BBA Finance (Intended)
- BBA Marketing (Intended)
- BS Computer Science
- BSME Mechanical Engineering (Intended)
- BBA Management (Intended)
- BS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology