Numbers and Data

  David Graves      February 12th, 2024

Every year, Georgia has a cold snap, where the temperature gets below 30 degrees, the stores run out of milk and bread (no, I don’t know why), and everyone huddles under a blanket. This year winter really hit in mid-January, and it got down to 15 degrees. When it gets that low, you suddenly add […]

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2024 UGA Overall EA Admissions

  David Graves      December 15th, 2023

  Out-of-State Early Action decisions will be released at 4 pm EST today, so here are some details about the overall EA applicant and admitted groups. When you log into your status page, you will see a “View Update” link under the Status Update, and that is where you will see your decision. About 20 […]

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Admissions Advice for Parents

  David Graves      November 27th, 2023

Parents – I have been where you are. I have survived the late night feedings, the endless soccer/swimming/dance/whatever else events, the lengthy “discussions” about cleaning their rooms, and teaching them how to drive a car. Don’t even get me started on driving lessons. And I have also survived the college search process for both of […]

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2024 UGA In-State EA Decisions

  David Graves      November 17th, 2023

In-State Early Action decisions will be released at 4 pm EST today, so here are some details about the In-State EA applicant and admitted groups. When you log into your status page, you will see a “View Update” link under the Status Update, and that is where you will see your decision. About 20 minutes […]

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UGA 2024 Early Action Updates

  David Graves      November 1st, 2023

UGA Overall EA Admissions Over the last decade, the UGA applicant pool has grown at a substantial rate. If you look at the number of applicants over the past 10 years, you will see tremendous growth in our applicant pool both in size and in academic strength. We have gone from roughly 11,000 EA applicants […]

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2024 Early Action FAQ

  David Graves      October 9th, 2023

For UGA Admissions, early October brings out a wide range of questions about the UGA Early Action process, so here is an FAQ on the most prevalent questions out there at this time. Should I apply Early Action or Regular Decision? I don’t know. I really don’t. It is actually up to you whether you […]

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2023 Freshman Admits

  David Graves      March 17th, 2023

We plan to make the final wave of freshman decisions available today, March 17th, at 4 PM EST. 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 or throw fellow […]

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2023 Wait List Decisions

  David Graves      March 17th, 2023

We plan to make the final wave of freshman decisions available today, March 17th, at 4 pm EST.   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 we […]

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2023 Freshman Denied Students

  David Graves      March 17th, 2023

We plan to make the final wave of freshman decisions available today, March 17th at 4 pm EST. We received roughly 43,700 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.  We know […]

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UGA 2023 Freshman Applicant Pool

  David Graves      February 6th, 2023

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 2023. The total application numbers (EA and RD) are roughly 43,600, which is up substantially from last year. Roughly 26,000 students applied for Early Action, and 17,600 applied […]

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