Over 29,000 students applied for first-year admissions at the University of Georgia in 2019. Out of these, 13,225 applicants were given admission.
University of Georgia (UGA) admissions witnessed a moderately selective admission rate for 2019 enrollment. More than 75% of students admitted, were in the top 50% of their high school class. The rate of acceptance was 54% for 2019 admissions at UGA. UGA accepts applications from international students for various undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.
The average SAT scores of the admitted students was 1400 and ACT was 30. The applications begin in August for Spring semester and in September for the Fall semester. Application fee varies for UG, PG and Transfer Admissions. Overall the deadlines vary for each course and each session.
96% of graduates of the University of Georgia get employed or pursue higher education after six months of graduation.
|Application Portal||UG: UGA Online Application Portal/Coalition|
|Application Fee||UG: 85 USD|
Transfer: 75 USD
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|SAT Score (middle 50%)||1320 - 1490|
|ACT Score (middle 50%)||28 - 33|
|International Application Deadlines||UG/PG: Varies|
|Interview||Required for admission to the MBA program|
University of Georgia admissions begin either during the Fall or Spring season. There is an option for students to choose between Early Action and Regular Decision for University of Georgia admissions. The following table indicates the application submission deadlines for international students:
|Undergraduate||Early Action:(Fall) October 15|
Regular Decision:(Fall)January 1
Regular Decision:(Spring) August 15
|Transfer||Fall: March 1|
Spring: August 15
|Graduate||Fall: April 15|
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15
Some graduate programs may have an earlier departmental deadline. International applicants are advised to apply prior to the deadline, not exceeding more than a year in advance.
There are some additional requirements for international students, seeking admission at the University of Georgia. Before submitting the application, the students are recommended to keep themselves updated in terms of additional submissions:
International students must ensure that they submit the following documents before submitting the application:
International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at University of Georgia:
|Test Name||Score Required|
The applicants should check their mail for an intimation on the I-20 forms while applying for a J1 or F1 visa. International applicants must keep the following in mind while preparing for their visa application process:
Applicants are recommended to read the guidelines available on the University of Georgia website to learn about visa denials and how to prepare for a visa interview.
The University of Georgia offers admissions in 170undergraduate programs to students. Applicants can apply through either of the 2 application portals. The application fee is uniform across all UG courses.
Application Portal: MyCoalition or UGA Online Application Portal
Application Fee: 85 USD
Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit either ACT orSAT score along with the application. These scores are valid for a period of 5 years. The average scores accepted for the recent 2019 admissions are as follows:
|Test Name||Scores Required|
|SAT Reasoning: EBRW||430|
|SAT Reasoning: Math||400|
|SAT I: Critical Reading||430|
|SAT I: Math||400|
Supporting Documents: Certified/original high school transcripts, personal statement, counsellor recommendations, bank statement, test scores and copy of passport.
International Transfer Admissions: The language requirements, course fee, application portals and admission process are similar to international undergraduate admissions at UGA. The application fee is uniform across all courses, that is, 75 USD. Only the deadlines vary.
The University of Georgia offers admissions in over 148 master programsand 114 doctoral programs to prospective applicants. Students can apply via the respective school’s application portal.
Prospective applicants are recommended to submit the application prior to the deadline, so that application can be processed and the admissions office has enough time to review the applications.
Application Fee: Varies
Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit GMAT/GRE along with TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic scores.
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Application Fee||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MBA||Terry College of Business University of Georgia Online Application||Rolling basis, preferably by May 30||100 USD||Transcripts, SOP, 2 LORs, 2 years work experience, CV, GMAT/GRE optional||TOEFL (IBT): 80|
|Masters of Accounting||Terry College of Business University of Georgia Online Application||Summer/Fall: February 15;|
Spring: October 15
|100 USD||Transcripts, 3 LORs, GMAT, CV, SOP||TOEFL (IBT): 80|
|MS Electrical and Computer Engineering||UGA Graduate Application||Fall: April 15;|
Spring: October 15;
Summer: February 15
|100 USD||GRE, 3 LORs, transcripts, SOP and minimum GPA 3.0||TOEFL/ IELTS|
|LLM||LSAC||For scholarship consideration: January 15; Final deadline: May 31||50 USD||Official transcripts; GRE/LSAT; SOP; 2 LORs||TOEFL (IBT): 95|
|Master of Public Health (MPH)||SOPHAS||For assistantship and financial aid:January 5;|
Final deadline: April 1
|78 USD||Transcripts, SOP, 3 LORs, CV, GMAT/GRE/MCAT, WES course evaluation||TOEFL/IELTS|
Supporting Documents: Statement of purpose, official transcripts, official test scores, resume/CV, LORs, work experience, grades and writing samples. Including work/professional experience for courses like MBA and MPH.
University of Georgia Admissions for 2019, saw an enrollment crossing the 38,652 mark. A total of 29,611 students were enrolled in various undergraduate programs, while 9,041 students were enrolled in various graduate programs.
Various international scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate international students are provided by the University of Georgia. Applicants need to apply for these scholarships by the due deadlines in order to be considered. International applicants can also consider other various types of financial aid and scholarships available in the US.
Admissions are offered to students on the basis of an applicant’s overall learning both academically and non-academically. UGA assesses applications comprehensively, once an initial academic review of the application has been done. Thus, University of Georgia admissions has been moderately selective in terms of entrance based admissions, on the whole.