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Be sure to review the admissions information for both the university (step 1) and for your program (step 2). Most programs build upon the core requirements established by the university.

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Part 1: University of Georgia Admissions Requirements

The UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions oversees the application process required for the university. A student must be accepted to UGA before entering a College of Education program.

UGA also provides many printable forms, such as:

  • Applications
  • School/counselor evaluation
  • Teacher recommendation
  • International forms
  • Certificate of finances
  • Supplemental application
  • Other PDF forms

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Part 2: Program Admissions Requirements

Some undergraduate degree programs have requirements that are unique for that program. Any such details for the BSEd in Communication Sciences and Disorders appear below.

For the BSEd in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility requirements for the BSEd in Communication Sciences and Disorders are outlined in the UGA Bulletin. Students who do not meet these minimum requirements may apply and may be considered on a case-by-case basis, at the faculty's discretion, after all students who meet the criteria have been considered, providing space is available.

Application Deadline Third Friday in January to be considered for the fall cohort (starting in August). The Program Application will open on January 1.

Application Requirements

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Undergraduate Admissions committee will evaluate all applications with respect to:

  1. GPA. A minimum GPA of 3.20 or higher.
  2. Performance in the following courses or their equivalent:
    • ENGL 1101
    • ENGL 1102
    • MATH 1101 (or other core math)
    • BIOL 1103/1103L
  3. Quality of Application Essay.

In the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Application, students should submit the following:

  1. Transfers students only: PDF copy of unofficial transcripts.
  2. Essay (12 point, single-spaced) of no more than 500 words responding to the following prompt:
    • The demographics of the United States are rapidly changing. How will this impact professions related to communication disorders?
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