Georgetown College

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Georgetown College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Georgetown, KY, a predominately rural area. There are around 1,600 students enrolled each year at Georgetown College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1042 (25th percentile) - 1280 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 21 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants accepted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Georgetown College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. 63% of all applicants are accepted to Georgetown College, from which 18 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Georgetown College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Georgetown College was reported as 63.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,790 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Georgetown College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Georgetown College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Georgetown College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.1%
  • 2017-2018: 67.3%
  • 2018-2019: 47.9%
  • 2019-2020: 63.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 55.7%

How Does Georgetown College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Georgetown College is twelve percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Midway College59.6%
Transylvania University89.7%
Kentucky State University80.7%
Asbury University64.4%
Centre College76.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Georgetown College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 640
Math512 - 640
Total Score1042 - 1280
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math18 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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