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Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

Georgia Southwestern Admissions

If you are applying to Georgia Southwestern, the regular decision application deadline is July 21 and the application fee is $25.

Georgia Southwestern Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Georgia Southwestern's admissions stats.

Georgia Southwestern 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 16%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 8%
Waitlist No

Georgia Southwestern State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Georgia Southwestern State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes July 21 ––

Want to Apply Early to Georgia Southwestern?

Georgia Southwestern does not offer early decision or early action.

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

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Transferring to Georgia Southwestern State University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Georgia Southwestern

Georgia Southwestern has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Georgia Southwestern Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. 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 stand out.

Admissions Factors at Georgia Southwestern

Curious about the factors that are considered by Georgia Southwestern during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

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

Georgia Southwestern 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Georgia Southwestern, all applicants 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) 2.0
Other Requirements college preparatory curriculum
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Georgia Southwestern?

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

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Georgia Southwestern considers ACT or SAT scores as part of 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 2022, 16% of Georgia Southwestern's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 8% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Georgia Southwestern?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Georgia Southwestern students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Georgia Southwestern students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Georgia Southwestern?

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on 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?

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

Does Georgia Southwestern accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests

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

✅ Georgia Southwestern accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and 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.

What is Georgia Southwestern's acceptance rate?

✅ Georgia Southwestern has an acceptance rate of 86%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Georgia Southwestern?

❌ Georgia Southwestern does not offer early decision.

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Georgia Southwestern Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Georgia Southwestern? Georgia Southwestern is a somewhat selective institution. The Georgia Southwestern acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.


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


ACT Range

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Georgia Southwestern SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 560


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

Georgia Southwestern GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Georgia Southwestern, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.17. 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

Quick Facts

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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 21
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