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First-Year Admissions

Welcome, Potential First-Year Students!

Applying to Warnell

High School Preparation

High school students wishing to pursue any Warnell major will benefit from taking multiple years of high-school chemistry.  Students may also gain college credit while in high school if they earn certain scores on AP and other tests.

UGA First-Year Orientation

First-year students accepted to UGA must attend UGA First-Year Orientation where they will be advised and will register for classes. Prior to and during orientation, students have opportunities to take different placement tests.  As Warnell does not have a foreign language requirement, we recommend that students take another placement test, like the math placement test, unless the student has a desire to continue in a language at UGA.

Core Curriculum

The core curriculum consists of 60 semester hours plus one hour of physical education. This meets the University Core Curriculum requirements.

Completion of the core curriculum is one of the requirements for graduation, along with completion of the major courses. Some major courses are restricted to students in the Warnell professional program.  Students must apply for the professional program when they will have the entrance requirements complete for their program(s).