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Undergraduate Admissions

Deadline Extension

The new freshman application for the Dahlonega campus has closed. New freshman applicants who have already applied to the Dahlonega campus may still submit supporting documents at this time. The fall semester deadline for all other campuses and all other student types has been extended until capacity is met.

Important Housing Update

University housing is no longer available for transfer students. Recently accepted new freshman students who wish to live on campus will be placed on a housing waiting list. Please refer to the off-campus housing site for potential housing options.

We want to help you achieve your educational goals

During these uncertain times, rest assured that we are here for all our communities. If you have any questions regarding the admission process, please contact someone from our team. We are here for you!

Undergrad Admissions Goes Virtual!

Summer & Fall 2020 Admissions

No ACT or SAT Scores Required

It's Your Turn

No matter your goals, UNG's expansive mix of majors and campuses give you a pathway to get there. Nationally recognized for academic excellence and affordability, UNG is one of the country's best values in public universities.

Through practical and powerful educational opportunities, learning thrives and students are equipped for growing and competitive careers. Further, our faculty and staff are dedicated mentors who will bring your potential front and center to prepare you to lead in a diverse and global society.

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High School Graduating Senior

You are a graduating senior in an accredited high school or home school program, have graduated less than five years ago, or you have earned qualifying scores on the GED, HiSET or TASC and would have graduated less than five years ago, and have not attended college after high school graduation.

Home School or Unaccredited High School Graduating Senior
You are graduating from an unaccredited home-school program, unaccredited high school, or graduated from one of these programs less than five years ago and have not attended college after high school graduation.

You attended college after you graduated high school. This includes students who were enrolled at UNG; have not been in attendance for three or more consecutive semesters, (including summer); and who attended another college during their absence from UNG.

You are not a United States citizen, have not been granted resident alien status, and are seeking an F-1 or J-1 visa to attend college in the United States.

You graduated from high school five or more years ago, hold a high school diploma, earned qualifying scores on the GED, HiSET, or TASC, and have earned less than 30 transferable semester hours of college credit.

You are a high school or home school student and want to enhance your high school curriculum by earning college credit prior to your high school graduation .

You attended UNG in the past, and you have been away for three or more consecutive semesters, including summer. (Note: If you have been away from UNG only one or two consecutive semesters, including summer, you can register as normal)


You are enrolled in another college or university and seek temporary admission to UNG.  You must re-apply for admission each semester. Please note that we cannot guarantee the availability of courses or a class schedule at particular times or locations.

Transient Student Registration Information

All transient students must be admitted to the university before registering for any courses. Accepted transient students are unable to register for courses until the first day of classes of each semester. Transient registration information is available from the Registrar's Office.

Other Students

You want to enroll as a  non-degree seeking student, post associate or bachelor's non-degree seeking student, or Georgia resident 62 or older student.

Why UNG?

We consistently earn national recognition for providing a high quality, affordable education. We are committed to your success and leadership development.

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Top public regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2020 )
Ranked #3
Least student debt for regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
Ranked #55
Best Value for regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

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