First-Year Application Steps
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Critical Deadlines for First-Year Applicants
The First-Year Application and the non-refundable $70 processing fee ($75 for international students) must be submitted or postmarked no later than October 15. The Counselor/School Evaluation form with an official high school transcript and official SAT and/or ACT scores must be submitted or postmarked no later than October 22.
To avoid processing delays, we recommend that applicants submit all paper documents in the same envelope. For Early Action, UGA will only be able to use SAT/ACT scores from tests taken by the October 15 deadline, and the scores must be submitted to UGA electronically by the testing agency.
Completed scholarship and admission application forms for the Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship must be submitted no later than November 1. Recommendation letters must be submitted no later than November 8.
Early Action applicants will be notified if they have been offered admission, denied or deferred to the Regular Decision process for further consideration.
Completed application and non-refundable $70 processing fee must be submitted or postmarked no later than January 1. The Counselor/School Evaluation form with official high school transcript, official SAT and/or ACT scores, and Optional Teacher Recommendation Form must be submitted no later than January 8.
To avoid processing delays, we recommend that applicants submit all paper documents in the same envelope. The last possible SAT/ACT exam we will be able to use is a test taken in January, and the scores must be submitted to UGA electronically by the testing agency.
The application for the Honors Program and all supporting materials should be received by the Honors Program no later than February 1.
For more information, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid or call (706) 542-6147
All remaining first-year applicants will be notified if they have been offered admission or denied.
In addition to a completed Regular Decision application, a Dual Enrollment applicant must submit letters of support from a parent and a school official and a brief written personal statement of intention. Applicants must also complete a successful interview with a member of the admissions staff if the applicant meets the minimum eligibility requirements.
Postmark deadline for admitted first-year applicants to accept offer of admission and submit non-refundable commitment deposit.