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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 19.17% 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
19.17%28,2115,4071,34424.86%
2Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
21.34%40,8528,7193,26037.39%
3University of Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsAthens, GA
48.38%28,20613,6475,64641.37%
4Fort Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFort Valley, GA
72.32%5,6934,1171,00224.34%
5Albany State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlbany, GA
73.02%7,6555,5901,44325.81%
6University of West Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsCarrollton, GA
77.62%6,6345,1491,82135.37%
7Valdosta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsValdosta, GA
78.45%9,8877,7562,61733.74%
8Columbus State University
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbus, GA
78.32%5,3364,1791,38733.19%
9Savannah College of Art and Design
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSavannah, GA
77.92%14,32711,1642,12819.06%
10University of North Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsDahlonega, GA
81.45%11,1499,0814,30447.40%