Georgian Court University (GCU)

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GCU can be found in Lakewood, NJ, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 3,200 students are enrolled at GCU.

A large majority of students at GCU scored between 1170 (25th percentile) to 1510 (75th percentile) on the SAT. We were able to estimate the GCU average GPA (2.80 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. An estimated 80% of all applicant were admitted at Georgian Court University, and from those that were granted acceptance around 28% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall GCU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Georgian Court University was reported as 77.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,280 applications submitted to Georgian Court University. 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

  • GCU SAT Scores: 1170 - 1510
  • GCU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Georgian Court University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Georgian Court University 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 Georgian Court University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.8%
  • 2010-2011: 66.0%
  • 2011-2012: 65.5%
  • 2012-2013: 64.8%
  • 2013-2014: 77.9%
  • Projected GCU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.7%

How Does GCU Compare?

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The acceptance rate for GCU is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wagner College69.9%
Cairn University71.1%
Holy Family University75.9%
St. Francis College64.3%
Polytechnic Institute of New York University75.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to GCU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading390 - 500
Math400 - 510
Writing380 - 500
Total Score1170 - 1510
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