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Georgia Highlands College

Rome, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate70%

Georgia Highlands College Admissions

The acceptance rate at Georgia Highlands College is 70%. Last year, 1,916 students applied to Georgia Highlands College and 1,338 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Georgia Highlands College, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 7/15 and the application fee is $30.

Georgia Highlands College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Georgia Highlands College's admissions stats.

Georgia Highlands College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Georgia Highlands College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Georgia Highlands College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 7 15

Want to Apply Early to Georgia Highlands College?

Georgia Highlands College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Transferring to Georgia Highlands College

For more information on transferring to Georgia Highlands College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Georgia Highlands College

Georgia Highlands College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Georgia Highlands College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 prioritize the areas where you shine. Wondering what factors are considered by Georgia Highlands College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Georgia Highlands College for more information on admission factors.

Georgia Highlands College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Georgia Highlands College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Georgia Highlands College'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)
Other Requirements Next-Gen Accuplacer Reading 206, Write Placer 2, QAS 216
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Georgia Highlands College?

Students admitted to Georgia Highlands College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Georgia Highlands College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Georgia Highlands College

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Georgia Highlands College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Georgia Highlands College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Georgia Highlands College.

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

✅ Georgia Highlands College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Georgia Highlands College?

✅ Georgia Highlands College is not test optional.

What is Georgia Highlands College's acceptance rate?

✅ Georgia Highlands College's acceptance rate is 70%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Georgia Highlands College?

❌ Georgia Highlands College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Georgia Highlands College?

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Georgia Highlands College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia Highlands College is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia Highlands College is Jul 15.

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

Georgia Highlands College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Georgia Highlands College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Georgia Highlands College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.02. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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