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Georgia Southwestern Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Georgia Southwestern, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 21 and the fee for the application is $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to Georgia Southwestern?

Georgia Southwestern State University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Georgia Southwestern Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Georgia Southwestern is moderately difficult. Georgia Southwestern evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Georgia Southwestern accepted 73% of all applicants., around 1,907 of the 2,598 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Georgia Southwestern, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Georgia Southwestern?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Georgia Southwestern

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Georgia Southwestern 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Georgia Southwestern must submit the following items. Double check with Georgia Southwestern's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Interview
Other Requirements college preparatory curriculum
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Georgia Southwestern?

Students admitted to Georgia Southwestern have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Georgia Southwestern State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 14%
3.50 and 3.74 12%
3.25 and 3.49 16%
3.00 and 3.24 21%
2.50 and 2.9 22%
2.00 and 2.49 11%
Georgia Southwestern does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Georgia Southwestern does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 51% of Georgia Southwestern's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 24% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Georgia Southwestern?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Georgia Southwestern students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Georgia Southwestern students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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Transferring to Georgia Southwestern State University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Georgia Southwestern.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 21.

Transfer students can enroll in Georgia Southwestern during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Georgia Southwestern Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Georgia Southwestern?

Students who are admitted to Georgia Southwestern must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Georgia Southwestern accept transfer credits?

Georgia Southwestern accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Georgia Southwestern accepts:

CLEP subject tests ACE recommendations for credit

Does Georgia Southwestern accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Georgia Southwestern accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Georgia Southwestern?

Georgia Southwestern. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Georgia Southwestern Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

73%

How hard is it to get into Georgia Southwestern? Georgia Southwestern is a somewhat selective institution. The Georgia Southwestern acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.

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Georgia Southwestern Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 21

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 21

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia Southwestern is Jul 21.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia Southwestern is Jul 21.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Georgia Southwestern ACT Scores

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Georgia Southwestern SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

460 - 540

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 570

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Georgia Southwestern GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.18

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Georgia Southwestern, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.18. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,162

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

73%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,516

Out-of-State

$19,918

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 21
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