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Tightest Georgia Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Georgia colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Emory University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 15.60% for academic year 2019-2020 in Georgia. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Georgia.
Tightest Georgia Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Emory University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
15.60%30,0174,6821,37429.35%
2Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
20.58%36,8567,5843,07640.56%
3University of Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsAthens, GA
45.30%29,28513,2655,49941.45%
4Georgia Southern University
Public, 4 or more yearsStatesboro, GA
54.47%13,8587,5494,25356.34%
5Valdosta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsValdosta, GA
57.17%7,5634,3241,56336.15%
6University of West Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsCarrollton, GA
59.30%7,2724,3121,85242.95%
7Albany State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlbany, GA
65.68%6,4974,2671,42733.44%
8Kennesaw State University
Public, 4 or more yearsKennesaw, GA
75.22%15,69111,8036,53355.35%
9Augusta University
Public, 4 or more yearsAugusta, GA
75.93%3,3732,5611,11943.69%
10Georgia State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
76.15%16,68112,7025,06439.87%