Timelines

Freshman Timelines

 In general, there are three times during the year that UGA releases freshman decisions:

  • The Summer/Fall freshman application will be accessible online in late August/early September, and the Spring freshman application will be available in late May
  • Late November to Early December - EA Decisions released
  • Late February - Admit decisions for RD or deferred EA applicants meeting EA admit criteria
  • Late March - Final Decisions for all remaining RD and deferred EA freshman applicants 
For the December and February decisions, the focus is on the academic areas of a student, including grades, the rigor of a student's curriculum and SAT/ACT scores. For March, we are going through a detailed file reading process that looks at everything in the file.

See the Admissions Deadlines page for more details on the specific deadlines and required materials for admission consideration.

    Transfer Timelines

    In general, transfer decisions are sent out based upon the term for which a student has applied, and the time is based upon when we are able to review the files and how many files we have to review. Transfer decisions are made daily during these times, but we are not able to estimate when a student will receive a decision, as it depends on how many overall applicants there are and how challenging a file is to review:
    • The Summer transfer application will be accessible online in December, the Fall application in mid February, and the Spring application in late May
    • Summer Transfers - Generally, UGA reviews a majority of the files in mid-February through the beginning of March, with a limited number of decisions coming before and/or after this time frame due to other factors.
    • Fall Transfers - Generally, the review process begins in mid-March and goes through the beginning of May, starting with the files that were completed first and working from there. In addition, files with more complicated transcripts or multiple transcripts may take longer to review.
    • Spring Transfers - Generally, UGA begins review of Spring files in August, and will finish most of the decisions by late September.
    Transfer deadlines are for both the application and for all college transcripts. UGA will only review academic work that is completed and sent to our office by the deadline. For example, Fall transfer applicants have a deadline of 4/1, so we can only review work completed and into our office by 4/1. We cannot use work from a Spring term where classes are in progress and will be completed after the deadline.

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      1. Hello! I hope you all are doing well. I read your January update, congrats on the number of freshman applicants!

        My question concerns the transfer application. I had sent out my transcript more than 10 business days ago, but in the application status page, it still shows up as "not received."
        I don't want to sound like I'm rushing you, but I was wondering if you have started sorting the transfer transcripts out. I know you all are a bit overwhelmed with the regular decision apps.

        Should I send another transcript to you guys? (Just to make sure, this is to the UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions address, right?)

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        1. It takes up to 10 business days to match a document to a file once we receive it. It typically takes time for a college to issue a transcript once it is requested and time for us to receive it once it is put in the mail. I would recommend being patient and continuing to monitor your myStatus as you have some time before the transfer deadlines. Transcripts should be mailed to:

          Undergraduate Admissions
          Terrell Hall
          210 South Jackson Street
          Athens, Georgia 30602-1633

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      2. I was trying to send my information about my documentation for my application to the UndergraduateAdmissionResidencyCoordinatordmintl@uga.edu and it didn't sent, on which mail I can send my Information?

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        1. I am not sure where you received that email, but try admintl@uga.edu

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      3. You said that about 1,500 transfer applicants applied for Spring 2014 and about 1,100 were admitted. Out of the 400 or so denied, about how many would you say were denied because they failed to have the required GPA or hours, or did not complete the application?

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        1. I have absolutely no idea, sorry. We do not track the specifics for denials based on X factors.

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      4. When do you start reviewing Spring transfer applications? In August?

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        1. As the Timelines text states, we expect to start reviewing Spring transfers in August.

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      5. Once you review a transfer application, about how long does it take for the applicant to be notified their decision?

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        1. I cannot guess, as it depends on the complexity of the file. But once a decision has been made, the information is available the next day.

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      6. How does a "W" affect a transfer application? Does it count for hours or GPA?

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        1. A straight W does not carry any real grade or hours (though it impacts Hope hours). A WF is an F.

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      7. When will the Spring 2015 transfer application open?

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        1. See the first transfer bullet point.

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      8. How many admissions officers review a single person's application before a decision is made?

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        1. For freshmen, several people will review the file. For transfers, it is generally one person.

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      9. How is transfer GPA determined?

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        1. We review all of the transfer work and calculate these courses to determine a GPA. See https://admissions.uga.edu/article/transfer-faq.html for more details. In Fall 2014, we will begin using +/- grades if given due to our new system.

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      10. I am a student who is wanting to transfer to UGA. I have created a myStatus account for the UGA application. The only option available for transfer students on the application is Summer 2014. When will I be able to select Fall 2014 on my application? When will that become available?

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        1. Please review the first bullet point on the Transfer section of this post.

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      11. Why is it relatively easy to transfer to UGA rather than to get in as a Freshman?

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        1. Maintaining a strong GPA in college is generally not considered easy (which is what we focus on in transfer admissions), and our average transfer GPA last year was almost a 3.5. It is not easier or harder, just different.

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      12. Can I have 2 transfer applications in at the same time? Like can I apply as a transfer for Summer and Fall? With 2 different applications?

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        1. First, the same decision would be made no matter if you applied summer or fall. Second, you cannot have 2 active applications. Third, select the term you want to attend, as there is no gaming of the system to try and get a better chance of admission based on terms.

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      13. Is a 3.6 transfer GPA with 30 hours considered average compared to other transfer applicants?

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        1. I have no idea, as we are just getting in summer applications and have not even opened up the fall application yet, so I do not know what the applicant pool is like.

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      14. Are you an admissions officer DGraves? Do you review and decide upon applications?

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        1. Yes, I am a Senior Associate Director of Admissions, and I do review a number of files. The admission decision process is more complicated than just one person making one decision though.

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      15. Are there more seats available for transfer students at other campus locations? Or if I wanted to transfer to Athens, would I have to worry about available seats affecting my application status?

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        1. The same review goes into a file no matter which campus is selected, so choose a program and location that fits you. A student is admitted to UGA, so they can then change campuses as needed without issue.

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      16. What is the average transfer GPA for students who just transferred in? Do most transfers come in with 60 hours, or do the hours greatly vary?

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        1. I believe the average transfer GPA for Spring was roughly a 3.4-3.5, and we have a wide variety of hours, with a majority being 45-70.

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      17. Do you have a lot of freshman transfers with 20 hours trying to get in each Spring?

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        1. Correction, 30 hours*

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        2. We have a number of spring applicants with 30 hours (or slightly higher) applying for spring term.

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      18. How many transfer applications do you usually review and decide upon in one day?

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        1. For summer it will be about 30-40 transfer file reviews a day. For fall, with implementing and learning our new system, it will be less at first.

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      19. I saw the average GPA for transfers this year was a 3.4, the highest ever posted by a transfer class. Do you know what the average was before that for the previous year, or in general?

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        1. This was the average for last Fall I believe, and I do not have the previous years averages, which really would not give an indication for what would be future year averages.

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      20. How long does it take to review a transfer application if the file is not complex and you have the transcript on file?

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        1. 1-2 hours generally, as we need to post the work, update information for HOPE transfer data, make a decision, etc.

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      21. Hello! I've applied as a transfer student for the summer semester. My application is complete but the deadline is still just over a week away. How/how often are decisions made/released? In other words, how long until I might be able to reasonably expect a decision?

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        1. The 2/15 deadline is an application deadline, not a decision timeline date. As stated from the information above, "Summer Transfers - Generally, UGA reviews a majority of the files in mid-February through the beginning of March, with a limited number of decisions coming before and/or after this time frame due to other factors." Decisions are made daily, but I cannot guess when your decision will be made.

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      22. What is the average transfer GPA of Spring 2014 students who just came in?

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        1. I believe it was between a 3.4-3.5.

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      23. I am requesting my college to submit my transcript. Can the transcript be faxed? Or does it have to be mailed, if so does it need to be mailed to the Office of Admissions or elsewhere?

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        1. A transcript can be mailed or submitted electronically by 2/15, but no faxes. Faxes will be shredded. Transcripts are sent to undergraduate admissions.

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      24. Late February - Admit decisions for RD or deferred EA applicants meeting EA admit criteria
        Late March - Final Decisions for all remaining freshman applicants

        Deferred applicants then had to write essays and add extracurriculars and teacher rec letters, so why is the Late February Decision description (above) is basically the same as the Early Action Decision? Shouldn't you be also reviewing the new information the applicant added into Part Two of his/her application, and not just the three academic requirements like how they were reviewed in October? It seems repetitive.

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        1. Most of the February admits will be Regular Decision applicants who meet our EA admission criteria. A small number of EA deferred will be admitted, and these will be students who have made a jump in their SAT/ACT scores, or who were incomplete for EA but would have been admitted if they had been complete in November. All of the other deferred EA applicant files are being read right now, and we are looking at the things you mention and more.

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      25. I have a question about fall transfer admissions. I submitted my transcripts a few weeks ago, but my application status is not available. Is this because the application for fall transfer admission is not yet open? Or may i need to resend my transcripts?

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        1. We are not able to start matching transcripts/documents with your file until after you have applied, and a status page will not be shown until you have submitted an application.

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      26. Hello, I have a question regarding about the fall transfer application. I have created an account and I am trying to apply for the Fall 2014 semester but on the application there is no choice for Fall 2014. The only semester available when I apply as a transfer student is Summer of 2014, so my question is why I cannot apply for the Fall 2014 semester?

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        1. The Fall transfer application will open up in mid-February.

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      27. I see where the Fall application will open on Feb 14. Yay! My question is, can we send our transcripts before the application opens? I know my school takes two days to process before they send so they would most likely be there on Friday. Thanks so much!

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        1. Due to implementing the new system with the Fall transfer application, we have now delayed the opening until Monday morning, 2/17, so that we can be on hand if there are any issues. You can send transcripts earlier, but it is better to send transcripts after you apply, as we then do not have to attempt to match them twice. When a document comes in prior to the application, we check for a match, and if it is not there, we have to name and and put it into a "holding file" for unmatched documents. After you apply, it then takes several days to check on the holding file documents. On the other hand, if you apply and then send in the documents, we can see that you are in our system, and then automatically match the item. Less chance for problems and quicker response by our office.

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      28. I am currently a freshman at UGA. I have applied to Clayton State University as a transient student for Summer 2014 and I am about to request that UGA send a Transient Letter to CSU. OASIS tells me that request that it is my responsibility to "request that a transcript with the completed coursework be sent to the UGA undergraduate admissions office by their posted deadline." What does this mean, and where can I find the posted deadline?

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        1. EDIT: OASIS tells me that it is my responsibility to

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        2. We do not have any deadline for current students and transient work, but I would suggest getting it in by mid-August or so, and the earlier the better.

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      29. I want transfer to UGA by spring 2015, and I want to apply the Terry Business School. I saw that you need the transcript from all colleges attempted. I was study in an university for two year in my country, but I don't have a sealed transcript from it and what should I do? I was studying English at Mercer University's ESL, and is it count one? Is there have some specific requirements for applying Terry? Thank you !

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        1. We will need transcripts from the university in your home country, and an outsourced credential evaluation as well. In addition, we will need a copy of the Mercer transcript, as this may show proof of English proficiency. As for Terry, you would work with them once you enroll for admission into a Terry major.

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      30. It says when i try to apply,

        "Transfer Application Closed"

        "The online Transfer application form is currently closed."

        I thought the fall 2014 application was supposed to go live today??

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        1. Give us a little bit of time today to get the Fall transfer application up and running.

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      31. I know it just opened at the start of the week, but do you all have an idea when you will be able to start on Fall Transfer apps? Will you do a blog update like you have done in the past for freshman? Thanks

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        1. One of my recent posts talks about transfer admissions, http://ugaadmissions.blogspot.com/2014/02/2014-transfer-updates.html. Fall transfer decisions will start a little later this year due to our new system, and I will post updates here.

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      32. My roommate and I both sent our transcripts in on the same day, same time, same post office, same shipping route, yet hers has been processed and mine has not. Should this concern me any?

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        1. Are you a transfer applicant? Did you both apply on the same day? I cannot guess about this, as I have no details, and I have no idea when your roommate's transcript was logged in? If it has been more than 10 business days since you either applied or sent in the transcript (whichever is later), email admproc@uga.edu. As well, if there is a different name on the transcript, let us know.

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      33. Web site says decisions will be sent LATE February. Do you have an actual date when decisions will be available on line?

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        1. When I have a date, I will let you know here and on twitter.

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      34. I am trying to apply for summer transfer. I was just curious as to when some of the decisions will roll out?

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        1. Please review one of my last posts, http://ugaadmissions.blogspot.com/2014/02/2014-transfer-updates.html

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      35. It says mid February through the first of March..have any decisions for Summer transfers been sent?

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        1. Yes, we have started Summer decisions, see http://ugaadmissions.blogspot.com/2014/02/2014-transfer-updates.html

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      36. I am a freshman currently at KSU. If I apply for Spring 2015 and have 30 transferable credit hours with a VERY good GPA, do you think I would be competitive? My question is, do you think only having 30 hours would hurt my decision? Would I have a better chance at getting admitted with 45 or 60 hours? Or is GPA and major really the main factor of decisions?

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        1. I will be applying in May when the Spring transfer application opens up.

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        2. Having 30 transferable hours is not a negative in our transfer review process, but I cannot guess about a decision. As well, your choice of a major is not a factor.

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      37. I was looking at the transfer equivalency page and was comparing classes from my college. What does the T and P mean in SPAN1T**P?

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        1. If you look at the instructions page of the Transfer Equivalency site, you will see:

          University System of Georgia Requirement Satisfying Elective

          Example: SPAN1001 = SPAN1T**P Prefix (SPAN), class level (1), transfer designation (T**) Requirement Satisfying (P) Reasons: Satisfies University System of Georgia schools (including UGA) requirement, but no direct equivalent UGA class, or insufficient credit hours. P and Q satisfy first and second Area F language requirements, and Z satisfies other University System of Georgia requirement

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        2. I noticed my Spanish class was a 3 hour credit course, while UGAs is a 4 hour credit course. Does this mean this class will not transfer due to different credit hours even though it has the same course number and title as UGAs? Could it count towards my core classes for World Languages and Cultures? Thank you for your help!

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        3. If it is shown as a transfer course, it will transfer in, even if the hours are different. Generally, this is why there may not be an exact match. As for counting for the core area, I could not guess, and you would have to wait and see if you are admitted, and then speak with an advisor.

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      38. Do online courses transfer in? Say, would an online course from Georgia State University be transferrable?

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        1. We are fine with online courses from other colleges, as long as it is from an accredited institution.

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      39. Hello,
        I am applying for transfer for fall of 2014, and when I sent in my application I put that I had completed 33 hours because I thought my freshmen seminar class would not count towards my hours because of what the main page says about seminars not transferring. However, I saw an older comment posted here on this matter, and on the transfer equivalency page it states that my KSU seminar does transfer, so I technically have 36 hours. Do I need to email undergraduate admissions about this or will they see that I actually have 36 hours from my transcript? I hope they don't think I can't add up hours!
        Thank You!

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        1. We only use the self reported information as a guide, and we will use the transcript as the official information (and it is not a problem).

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      40. Hello, I sent my application in on January 9th and still have not received a decline or acceptance statement. When will the statement be posted on mystatus?

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        1. Are you a freshmen or transfer applicant? Did you apply for summer or fall? That will dictate the timelines that I describe above.

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      41. Do transfer decisions come out all at once (like the freshman regular decisions), or do they come out as completed? Also, the down time will not affect transfer applicants if they have already completed their application, right?

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        1. As stated in this page, in the Transfer Timelines: "Transfer decisions are made daily during these times". The down time impacts when we are able to start on Fall transfer applicants, but it does not impact the information in your file. We are unable to do anything in our new system during the down time.

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      42. I wish decisions would be given out now so I can just go ahead and enroll and have a peace of mind!! #TurnUp2014 Good luck to everyone out there reading.

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      43. anxiously waiting on decisions to be sent out.... Any chance of finding out before the end of the month???

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        1. We say late March for our final freshmen decisions, so I am going with late March. I do not have an exact date yet.

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      44. When will 2014 Fall applications start to be reviewed?

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        1. When the new system is complete enough to allow us to start the process. I hope within the next few weeks.

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      45. I just completed my transfer application for Fall 2014. I'm looking for information on how to send a letter of recommendation.. Do the letters need to be mailed to the same address as the transcripts are sent?

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        1. You can send a letter of recommendation to the same address as all other admissions materials, but we do not look at letters of recommendation for transfers.

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      46. Are all transfer decisions released at one time? Or each decision will be released one by one?

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        1. Please re-review the first paragraph of the transfer timelines section.

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      47. Can a transfer applicant appeal a 'denial' decision? How doses an appeal work?

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        1. There is an appeal process, but very few decisions are overturned. You would want to contact our office directly about this.

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      48. I am a KSU freshman student that will be applying as a transfer in May for the Spring semester. I will only have 30 hours, that are all transferable and my GPA is a 3.8. I was just wondering, do you get a significant number of transfer applicants with 30 hours? I hope this doesn't affect a decision, because I have worked hard and have a good GPA.

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        1. We have a large number of spring transfer applicants with 30 hours or slightly more, so this is not an issue.

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      49. If a transfer student applies for the fall 2014 semester, but then talks to a UGA advisor who suggests she start taking classes in the summer to stay on track with her major, would there be any way for her to talk to admissions and start in the summer even though she missed the summer application deadline?

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        1. Unfortunately, not for this summer. We have two different student systems spanning summer vs fall, and the summer transfer deadline was set to make sure we could get all summer students and their transfer work in before the shift by the University to the new system.

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      50. Do you accept a lot of freshman transfers with 30 or slightly more hours? If you had to make a guess, would you say a good amount of freshman transfer applicants are admitted for Spring?

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        1. My guess is that a large percentage of our Spring transfer admits have roughly 30 transferable hours at the time of a decision, but I do not ave exact numbers, sorry.

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      51. I meant to ask if a large number of your Freshman Spring transfer applicants are actually accepted. Do you think many of your freshman transfer applicants for Spring are admitted to UGA?

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        1. It depends on the academic information on each student, but we do not single out students with 30 hours any differently from other transfer applicants.

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      52. Just wanted to say thanks for keeping up to date and answering all these questions, this is one of the most useful things I've seen on any of the universities websites that I've applied to!

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      53. When you begin reviewing Spring transfer applications, do decisions roll out in early August? Or do you review in mid-to-late August?

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        1. I cannot guess that far out right now, especially with our new system.

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      54. I had my transcripts sent through E-Script Safe, but I'm not sure the University accepts or even checks them that way. I could possibly order a new transcript and have it mailed but I'm not sure it would be accepted since it would arrive after April 1st.

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        1. Yes, we accept escript transcripts.

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        2. I was wondering if there is a reason as to why MyStatus was stating that they hadn't received it as of yet. Is it that admissions looks at Escript transcripts after the deadline?

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        3. Remember, we had to shut down things for a little while for freshman decisions, so give us a little time to catch up with the documents for transfers.

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      55. What is the reason for a transfer appealing a denial decision? I don't understand how it works. Please explain.

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        1. I suggest you contact our office about this question, as it is much easier to explain in when we know more about the applicant and can pull up your file.

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      56. Are in-state transfers and out-of-state transfers considered under the same criteria fro admission? This is for >60 credit hours if it matters.

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        1. In-state and Out-of-State applicants are considered under the same criteria for all applicants, from freshman to transfers.

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      57. Is there stricter criteria for transferring into Spring? Such as limited seats, or is it the exact same admissions process for Fall transfers?

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      58. Upon reviewing Spring transfer applicants, do you give them a yes/no decision based off only GPA, or do you also compare them to other applicants and pick the best of the applicant pool?

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      59. Is getting in for Spring more competitive than Fall, for transfers? Also, what is the average transfer GPA for admitted transfers?

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        1. I will try to answer all your questions in one response. We review Spring transfers in the same manner as summer/fall transfers. We review the files daily and make decisions based on our academic review (focusing mainly on the GPA and hours, but also at times on other factors such as conduct and academic issues).

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      60. You said you focus mainly on GPA and hours for transfers What do you mean by hours? Do you just make sure an applicant has the required amount? Or something else?

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        1. If you look at our transfer admission process, we break down apps into 3 groups; below 30 transferable hours, 30-59 transferable hours, and 60 or more transferable hours. That is what I am referring to.

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      61. What is the average GPA of Spring freshman transfer admits? Or just transfers in general if that is too specific.

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        1. What do you mean by spring freshman transfer admits? Please be specific so I can answer correctly.

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      62. I mean that for those transfer students admitted to UGA for the Spring semester, do you know what the average transfer GPA is? If that is too specific, do you know what the average transfer GPA is in general?

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      63. The system will not let me reply to your question, so I am adding a new comment. Generally, our transfer GPA average is about a 3.4-3.5, but it varies depending on the applicant pool. You threw me off by asking about freshman transfers, as we do not admit transfers with less than 30 transferable hours.

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      64. I was wondering if you had any idea when Transfer students will find out if they got in or not?

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        1. Not yet, I will post it when we have more details.

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      65. Do you ever retract a transfer acceptance decision? Say I was accepted with a 3.8 GPA for Fall, and I make a 3.0 this semester, would that look bad and cause you to retract your 'acceptance' decision?

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        1. Yes, we have rescinded transfer offers, but generally it occurs when admitted students drop below the transfer consideration level and/or have serious academic issues.

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      66. Do you expect freshman transfer applicants with 30 hours to have higher GPA's? For example, would you look down on an applicant with 30 hours and a 3.6 GPA, versus another applicant with 45 or 60 hours and the same GPA?

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        1. We look at the range of hours we give out (0-29, 30-59, 60 and up), not the exact hours (31 vs 67), when we review transfer files.

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      67. Just out of curiosity, do you get a large number of transfer applicants with high GPA's, such as 3.8 and above? If you don't know for sure, would you guess that you do?

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        1. We have a number of transfer students with strong grades, but I could not even guess how many have a 3.8 or above.

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      68. I am at KSU and will be applying as a transfer student for Spring. I noticed that you may/may not calculate GPA differently. Last semester, I made 4 A's and 1 B, and am expecting the same this semester, which would give me a GPA of 3.8. Is that a 3.8 according to UGA also, or do you use different GPA scales? KSU does not give +/- grades, just a single letter grade.

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        1. If you are attend one university with a traditional grade scale (no plus/minus) and all academic courses, then generally the GPA we calculate will be similar to the GPA on your transcript. The oddities come when there are multiple schools, multiple GPA's, etc.

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      69. When you review final transcripts for accepted transfer students, do you only review the grades that you haven't seen yet, or also the overall GPA for all semesters?

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      70. I see that my KSU 1101 Seminar class and my HPS 1000 class do indeed transfer. I made A's in both. Would those two classes from KSU be calculated into my UGA GPA if I apply as a transfer?

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        1. It would depend in how they come in, so I cannot guess about it.

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      71. On your transfer equivalency chart, it says if the class transfers or not, but it does not say anything about hours. This semester, I will have completed 30 hours at KSU. The only classes I am worried about is KSU 1101 and HPS 1000. They transfer, but do they count as 3 hours each at UGA? KSU counts them as 3.0 hours each.

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        1. If you are not sure, would you assume the 2 classes I listed are worth 3 UGA hours each? I need to know because I am applying for Spring and would have to take a Summer course(s) if my 30 KSU hours transferred to UGA as slightly less hours.

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        2. You are asking me to guess, and I am not comfortable doing that, as if I am wrong, it will cause you issues. I suggest attending a transfer information session.

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      72. Does KSU courses usually transfer in as the hours that KSU gives them? Like, if KSU says a course is 3 hours, does it usually transfer as 3 credit hours. Please Help!!! Do you remember or think maybe that KSU 1101 will transfer in as 3 hours. Thank You.

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      73. Is there any way you can pull up a list of transfer courses or articulations and check? Or review Fall 2014 KSU transfer applications and see if KSU 1101 and possibly HPS 1000 are worth 3 UGA hours each?

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      74. Generally, a course with X hours comes in as X hours, but I cannot promise this. As well, I cannot check on specific courses. This is a good question for the evaluator who leads the transfer information session, as they have more details and can look at a transcript if you bring it in for the session.

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      75. How do I attend or sign up for a transfer session? I hope KSU 1101 transfers with 3 hours because I don't want to have to take a summer class.

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        1. Go to https://www.externalaffairs.uga.edu/visit/

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      76. Would I be able to email them about the KSU 1101 as 3 hours? Could they tell me via email that it does or does not count as 3 UGA hours?

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        1. Right now we are somewhat tied up getting everything set up for transfer articulation in our new system and moving forward with fall transfer reviews, so we might not be able to get back to yu quickly. I suggest attending the session so we can actually see your information.

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      77. Does it matter when I take a class for it to transfer? Example, would a Maymester class worth 3 credit hours transfer the same to UGA, or does the fact that it is a Maymester make it reduced in hours or weight?

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        1. A class is a class is a class, and it does not impact us if it is taken during a short summer term, medium summer term, or traditional fall/spring term, or how it is delivered (online vs in class).

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      78. Would you assume transfer electives are worth the same credit hours as they transfer in? Are transfer electives no different than other transfer courses.

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        1. Usually I would assume the hours would match, but there are occasions where this is not the case, as in the case of a PE credit where we would take in 1 hour, but it may be a 2 hour PE course. Transfer electives are courses that transfer into UGA, just not matching as a specific UGA course.

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      79. Does this mean that HPS 1000 would not be worth 3 hours? It is a health course, not Physical education.

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        1. It is worth 3 credit hours and called "HPS 1000: Fitness for Living" but is not physical. It was related to health and body.

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        2. It is a Wellness class, and I noticed UGA has a wellness class worth 3 hours. Is mine worth 3 or less when it transfers over?

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        3. Please re-review my responses from earlier, as I do not guess about this issue.

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      80. Without attending a Transfer Session, how would I know what hours transfer? I can view what classes transfer, but how would I know before applying if a class that I have received 3 credit hours for would transfer in to UGA as 2 credit hours?

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        1. Apply and wait for a decision, attend a transfer session, or send an email and be patient in waiting for a response, as we are in the middle of processing fall transfer files. Be very specific about the college, course and work you are asking about, and again, be patient.

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      81. Generally, do freshman seminar hours fully transfer? Most students have to take them at all colleges, so I imagine almost all transfers have a freshman seminar course on their transcript that either transferred as 1 hour or the full 3 credit hours. Do you remember from articulation, or if you wish not to guess, I understand. I am just so worried because since August, I have known my KSU 1101 class would transfer, I never assumed it could be worth less hours at UGA, thereby prohibiting me from applying for Spring since I have 30 hours. It is my dream to go to UGA and I have made great grades.

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        1. As I have said, usually courses transfer with complete hours, but I will not/cannot guess about a specific situation.

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      82. I was wondering what the timeline for transfer students is as far as finding out an answer. I know you can not give me an exact date but can you give me an about time as to how long it may take up to?

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        1. I hope to have a new transfer post this week.

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      83. Do you get a lot of transfer applicants with exactly 30 transferable credit hours trying to get into Spring?

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      84. I noticed most of your transfers come in from Gainesville, now UNG. Do a lot of KSU students apply as a transfer?

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        1. This is from 2 years ago, https://admissions.uga.edu/article/transfer-student-profile.html

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      85. Do you think you will start doing transfer decisions by the 1rst? Other schools I've been accepted to require payment on the 1rst so I'm in a pickle!

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        1. We have started fall transfer decisions.

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      86. When you review transfer applicants, do you look at the specific hours? Such as, would you judge an application differently if someone had 33 hours and a 3.6 GPA vs someone who had 57 hours and a 3.6 GPA? Or do you put applicants into a pool of 30-59, 60+.

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        1. We look at the different pools of applicants (30-59 hours, 60 and above) and review them based on the academic information, so we do not focus on the exact hours within the different pools.

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      87. When calculating a transfer GPA does UGA consider the classes that do not transfer or just the classes that do?

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        1. We would use the courses that would transfer, with the exception of a PE course where 1 hour would transfer but the GPA would not be used in the GPA calculation. As well, if an F grade is made, the course would normally transfer (if a different grade was received), so we would use the F grade in the calculation.

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      88. Hello,

        I was wondering is there any possible way to still try to transfer to UGA for fall term 2014? I did not decide I wanted to transfer until now and obviously I've missed the deadline. However, I just want to know if there is any possible to get around it. I want to fill everything out as soon as possible because I'm already pressed about missing the deadline.

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        1. Unfortunately, we do not accept applications beyond the deadline, so your next available term for admission would be Spring 2015.

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