Prospective Students

First things first...the application you use depends on your student status.


First-Year Applicants

First-Year Students are students currently enrolled in high school or who have recently graduated high school, and have not enrolled as a degree-seeking student at another university or college.


First-Year International

First-Year International Students are students who have never attended any college or university 

A student is classified as "international" if English is not their first language, they have completed some of their education outside of the U.S., or they are not a U.S. citizen. 


Transfer Applicants

Transfer Students are students who have attended one or more regionally accredited postsecondary institution(s) since graduating from high school. These students may have earned credit transferable to UGA, but have never attended UGA as more than a Transient.


Transfer International Applicants

Transfer International Students are students who have completed postsecondary coursework at either a U.S. or non-U.S. institution.

A student is classified as "international" if English is not their first language, they have completed some of their education outside of the U.S., or they are not a U.S. citizen. 


Dual Enrollment Applicants

For a small number of highly qualified applicants, the opportunity to be a Dual Enrollment student is a viable option. Prospective students living in the greater Athens area have the opportunity to take classes part-time at UGA while still enrolled in high school. 

The Move on When Ready program is only available to students entering the 11th or 12th grade and who spent the prior year (2 consecutive semesters) in attendance at a Georgia public high school. 


Other Applicants

Students in this category include Former UGA Undergraduate students, Non-Traditional students, onlineUGA students, Transient and Guest students, Post-Baccalaureate students, Exchange and Study Abroad students,Georgia Residents Aged 62 and OverSecond-Degree students, Veteran students and Transfer Students to UGA's Griffin and Tifton campuses.

Contacts


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