Admission Statistics

Admitted Class of 2023: 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: 38,652

Undergraduate Enrollment: 29,611

Graduate Enrollment: 9,041


First-Year Applications

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

Standardized Tests

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

Get to know our Admitted Class
Interesting Facts

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:

  • Florida
  • North Carolina
  • Texas
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Tennessee
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • California
  • 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