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
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
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
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
- South Carolina
- New York
- New Jersey
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