If you are applying to Georgia State, the regular decision application deadline is April 1 and the application fee costs $60.
Students who submit their applications to Georgia State for fall should anticipate a decision by June 15.
Here's an overiew of some of Georgia State's admissions stats.
|Georgia State 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Mean SAT Score||1099|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||22%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||12%|
These are the application deadlines for Georgia State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 8||January 15|
|Regular Decision||Yes||April 1||June 15|
Georgia State does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 8. Georgia State will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Georgia State has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does Georgia State consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Georgia State for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Georgia State, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Georgia State's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Other Requirements||√||college preparatory curriculum as specified by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, combined SAT of 830, minimum Freshman Index of 2500|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.8|
Students admitted to Georgia State have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Georgia State looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Georgia State 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 2022, 22% of Georgia State's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Georgia State applicants, you should aim to score between 990 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Georgia State 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Georgia State student is 1099.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Georgia State students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 485 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Georgia State students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 485 or higher.
To be most competitive at Georgia State, you should strive to earn between 19 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Georgia State's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Georgia State students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Georgia State.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Georgia State during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Georgia State?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Georgia State.
Does Georgia State accept transfer credits?
✅ Georgia State accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Georgia State accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Georgia State accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Georgia State accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Georgia State?
✅ Georgia State is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Georgia State's acceptance rate?
✅ Georgia State's acceptance rate is 69%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Georgia State?
❌ Georgia State does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Georgia State? Georgia State is a somewhat selective institution. The Georgia State acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia State is Apr 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia State is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1210 and Above
990 to 1210
990 and Less
The median SAT score for Georgia State students is 1099. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Georgia State, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Georgia State.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Georgia State, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. 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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