Admission Statistics

Admitted Class of 2024: 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: 38,920

Undergraduate Enrollment: 29,848

Graduate Enrollment: 9,072


First-Year Applications

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

Standardized Tests

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

Get to know our Admitted Class
Interesting Facts

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
  • 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
  • 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