Admission Statistics

Admitted Class of 2025: A Competitive Class

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: 39,147

Undergraduate Enrollment: 29,765

Graduate Enrollment: 9,382


First-Year Applications

Applications Received: 39,400

Applicants Admitted: 15,700

New First-Year Students Enrolled: 5,850

*Numbers are estimates


High School Core Grade Point Average

Middle-50% of All Admitted First-Year Students: 4.00-4.27

Middle-50% of All Admitted Honors Students: 4.00-4.44

Standardized Tests

SAT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 1350-1490

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

ACT Middle-50% of Admitted First-Year Students: 31-34

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


AP, IB and Dual-Enrollment

Middle-50% of AP, IB and Dual Enrollment Courses Taken: 7-12

Get to know our Admitted Class
Interesting Facts

742 admitted students represent 63 different countries and 870 come from homes where English is not the native language.

179 first-year students were admitted to begin their studies in the summer through the Freshman College Summer Experience Program.

Students were admitted from 520+ different high schools from the state of Georgia and 149 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
  • Florida
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • South Carolina
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • California
  • Tennessee


Top Intended Majors for First-Year Students
  • BS Biology
  • Undecided – Business
  • BS Psychology
  • BBA Finance (Intended)
  • BBA Marketing (Intended)
  • BBA Management (Intended)
  • BS Computer Science (Intended)
  • Undecided – Arts and Sciences (BS)
  • BSME Mechanical Engineering (Intended)
  • BS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology