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Admission Comparison Between Best Colleges in Georgia

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between best schools in Georgia. The average acceptance rate of best schools in Georgia is 42.86% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 34.90%.
Emory University has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 13.05% and Kennesaw State University has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 50.83% among best schools in Georgia. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2021-2022.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Best Schools In Georgia
RankName ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
1 Emory University33,435 (12,736/20,699) 4,364 (1,801/2,563) 1,494 (598/896) 13% (14%/12%) 34% (33%/4%)
2 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus44,048 (29,768/14,280) 7,030 (3,993/3,037) 3,453 (1,996/1,457) 16% (13%/21%) 49% (50%/10%)
3 University of Georgia39,229 (15,448/23,763) 15,685 (5,523/10,159) 5,819 (2,133/3,686) 40% (36%/43%) 37% (39%/16%)
4 Wesleyan College1,044 (0/1,044) 649 (0/649) 112 (0/112) 62% (0%/62%) 17% (0%/11%)
5 Berry College5,249 (1,916/3,333) 3,669 (1,197/2,472) 729 (260/469) 70% (62%/74%) 20% (22%/14%)
6 Kennesaw State University20,806 (9,525/11,281) 16,975 (7,513/9,462) 8,628 (4,133/4,495) 82% (79%/84%) 51% (55%/40%)
7 Spelman College11,176 (0/11,176) 5,673 (0/5,673) 794 (0/794) 51% (0%/51%) 14% (0%/7%)
8 Georgia State University19,755 (6,821/12,934) 19,753 (6,820/12,933) 6,058 (2,374/3,684) 100% (100%/100%) 31% (35%/28%)
9 Piedmont University2,124 (764/1,360) 1,423 (490/933) 249 (93/156) 67% (64%/69%) 17% (19%/11%)
10 Young Harris College1,850 (791/1,059) 1,383 (546/837) 304 (149/155) 75% (69%/79%) 22% (27%/15%)
Average17,872 (7,777/8,409)7,660 (2,879/4,330)3,342 (1,467/1,875)42.86% (37.0%/51.5%)34.90% (40.8%/34.6%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,158 and 75th percentile is 1,347 for best schools in Georgia. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 631 and the average SAT Math score is 622.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Georgia. The following table compares SAT Scores between best schools in Georgia for academic year 2021-2022.
SAT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Georgia
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
1Emory University37%
(547)
690750730790
2Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus53%
(1,824)
630730680770
3University of Georgia45%
(2,630)
640720630730
4Wesleyan College13%
(14)
560630473580
5Berry College12%
(91)
590678530638
6Kennesaw State University25%
(2,157)
530630520620
7Spelman CollegeTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
8Georgia State University22%
(1,334)
530650520640
9Piedmont University39%
(98)
510620500600
10Young Harris CollegeTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Average30.75% 585.00676.00 572.88671.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 70 and 75th percentile is 87 for best schools in Georgia. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 27, the average ACT English score is 27, and the average ACT Math score is 25.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Georgia. The following table compares ACT Scores between best schools in Georgia for academic year 2021-2022.
ACT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Georgia
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
1Emory University27%
(409)
3234 0000
2Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus36%
(1,235)
3034 30352934
3University of Georgia40%
(2,308)
2933 32352832
4Wesleyan College4%
(5)
2225 21291925
5Berry College34%
(251)
2430 24322228
6Kennesaw State University16%
(1,412)
2026 19251826
7Spelman CollegeTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
8Georgia State University12%
(718)
1927 18271826
9Piedmont University20%
(51)
2125 19251925
10Young Harris CollegeTest Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Average23.63% 24.6329.25 23.2929.71 21.8628.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying best schools in Georgia based on academic year 2021-2022 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Best Schools In Georgia
Rank NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
1 Emory University
2 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
3 University of Georgia
4 Wesleyan College
5 Berry College
6 Kennesaw State University
7 Spelman College
8 Georgia State University
9 Piedmont University
10 Young Harris College

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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