2023 EA Applicants – Random Q&A

  David Graves      October 3rd, 2022

Every year prior to the Early Action (EA) deadline of October 15, students and parents have a lot of questions concerning the process, timelines, and materials, among other things. As such, here is an FAQ for many of those questions. Feel free to ask more questions in the comments, but hopefully, this will answer most […]

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Numbers

  David Graves      August 8th, 2022

When people start talking about college admissions and numbers, a wide range of different ideas start to bubble up in the conversation. You have test score numbers and  GPA’s, admit percentages and yield data, and a wide range of other numerical information. But what I want to talk about now is the bigger picture numbers […]

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Fulton County Students & New Material

  David Graves      July 19th, 2022

As a part of the admissions review at UGA, our team recalculates a GPA for all freshman applicants using core course grades and any additional AP/IB non-core grades. We do this in large part because every school or school district is able to determine their own grading policy and how they calculate a GPA, and […]

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2023 Application Essays

  David Graves      June 3rd, 2022

For the Fall 2023 class, UGA will be keeping the same essay questions as have had for the past few years. UGA will require two essays, a longer personal essay (250-650 words) and a shorter essay (200-300 words).  In addition, the Fall 2023 application will open up on August 1 in order to align our […]

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Finding Your Team

  David Graves      May 25th, 2022

Every year in the second week of May, the SEC Enrollment/Admissions leaders meet at one of the member University’s campuses to talk about the year, plan out any group events and commiserate over the challenges that each of us have faced over the past year. The deposit deadline of May 1 will have just passed, […]

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2022 Freshman Admits

  David Graves      March 18th, 2022

  We plan to make the final wave of freshman decisions available today, March 18th, in the late afternoon time frame. For those of you who have been admitted to UGA, here is a post for you and a chance to comment.  Please remember that this is not a blog where you should post statistics […]

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2022 Wait List Decisions

  David Graves      March 18th, 2022

We plan to make the final wave of freshman decisions available today, March 18th, in the late afternoon timeframe.   For some students, you will be offered a place on our wait list.  Every year our office has to predict approximately how many students we can admit in order to enroll our freshman class, but […]

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2022 Freshman Denial Decisions

  David Graves      March 18th, 2022

We plan to make the final wave of freshman decisions available today, March 18th in the late afternoon time frame. We received almost 40,000 applicants, thus making decisions very challenging this year. Unfortunately, we are not able to admit a number of strong applicants as we are limited in the size of our freshman class. […]

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UGA 2022 Freshman Application Details

  David Graves      January 26th, 2022

The applications are all in for the UGA Regular Decision group of students, so here is some information on the total UGA freshman applicant pool for Fall 2022. The total application numbers (EA and RD) are roughly 39,700, which is slightly up from last year. Roughly 21,600 students applied for Early Action, and 18,100 applied […]

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2022 EA Applicant Pool Information

  David Graves      November 16th, 2021

As we stated earlier this month, UGA is planning on releasing the EA decisions on the Status page on Friday, November 19 in the late afternoon unless some serious problem arises, which I do not expect. If this changes, we will let you know, but this is the plan at this time. Please do not […]

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