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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 Middle Grades Education (Grades 4-8) appear below.

For the BSEd in Middle Grades Education (Grades 4-8)

Admission Policies

The middle grades education major is designated as a high-demand major at the University of Georgia. The University identifies high-demand majors as those that receive or expect to receive more applications for major status from fully qualified rising juniors than the program can accommodate without endangering the quality of instruction offered. The middle grades education program admits no more than 60 students per application round.

Eligibility Requirements

  • No more than 9 hours of core coursework remaining (in-progress courses do not count toward * the 9 hours)
  • 2.8 GPA (overall and cumulative)
  • Completion of (or current enrollment in) EDUC 2110, EDUC 2120, or EPSY 2130
  • Passing scores on or exemption from the GACE Program Admission Assessment
  • Qualifying exemption scores:
    • SAT (Critical Reading and Math scores combined > 1000)
    • ACT (English and Math scores combined > 43)
    • GRE (Verbal and Quantitative scores combined > 1030 or 297)

Application Materials

Middle Grades Education electronic Program Application, which includes the following:

  • Resume
    Particular format is not required
  • Official Transcript(s)
    Transfer students only
  • Statement of Purpose
    Examine the Middle Grades Education Program's commitments and respond to the three application questions. Each response should be 350-500 words. You will be required to attach your responses to these questions in the electronic Middle Grades Education Program Application.

    Go to the Commitments and Application Questions

Program Requirements for Admitted Students

  • Complete Areas I-VI of the core curriculum
  • Maintain a 2.8 GPA (overall and cumulative)

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