Application Information

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To complete your application to East Georgia State College, please read all of the information below and click on the grey button (Begin or Continue Application) at the bottom of this page.

Admissions Process

After submitting your online application, check your status online.

Please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible. When you are finished, click the 'SUBMIT' button on the left column of any application screen. Print the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the application. Mail form along with form of payment to the address shown. The nonrefundable application fee is $20 (MasterCard or Visa or E-Check if paying online).

Freshman Applicants

Freshmen applicants are evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated academic performance in RHSC courses, SAT/ACT test score results, achievement of the University System requirements (a minimum of SAT verbal 430 and math 400 along with 17 RHSC units), and potential for completing the requirements for the desired degree.

ACCEL/Dual Enrollment/Move On When Ready

The ACCEL/Dual Enrollment programs and early admission is available for high school students at East Georgia State College. Students must meet minimum SAT/ACT scores with a composite of 970 SAT/20 ACT, and have a 3.0 GPA to qualify for the programs. Interested students are encouraged to speak with their high school guidance counselor for more information and to complete the application process.

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants with 30 or more semester hours completed will be evaluated on the basis of their academic performance and potential for completing the requirements for the desired degree. Those with less than 30 semester hours completed at their previous institution will be required to submit a high school transcript.

Transient Applicants

Transient applicants (a student who expects to return to their college or university where they are presently enrolled) must present from the registrar of the institution (presently attending) a statement recommending admission as a transient student.

Non-Traditional Applicants

Nontraditional applicants are individuals who have not attended college, have either graduated high school or earned a GED, and whose high school class graduated at least 5 years previously. Nontraditional applicants must submit proof of graduation or any attendance of high school by submitting an official high school transcript and/or submit proof of satisfied completion of the requirements for the General Education Development (GED) Equivalency Certificate by submitting a copy of their scores. Applicants will also be required to meet minimum scores on the Compass test. Students may require placement in learning support courses to sharpen collegiate skills.

International Applicants

International applicants are evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated academic performance. Several submissions are required to properly evaluate academic performance in a foreign country, as well as satisfy immigration requirements.

Post-Baccalaureate/Non-Degree Seeking Applicants

Students who have already earned a degree from an accredited college or university and wish to earn a secondary degree from EGSC should choose this option. Evaluation will be based on past academic college-level performance.

Former Students/Readmit

Students who have earned hours at East Georgia State College in the past, and wish to return to EGSC, should choose this option.

Financial Aid Process

East Georgia State College offers a variety of financial aid options for students:

  • Scholarships (including HOPE for Georgia students with a B or better averages, and the Zell Miller Scholarship for those who qualify)
  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Work-study programs

Applicants seeking Financial Aid (HOPE, Pell Grants, Loans, etc)  will need to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at listing East Georgia State College on the application (Federal School Code -- 010997) by the financial aid deadline for the anticipated term of enrollment. Students wishing to receive federal financial aid must be in a degree seeking admission category at East Georgia State College.

Last updated: 6/1/2015 12:07PM PST

Contact Us

East Georgia State College
Student Affairs
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA  30401-2699

Telephone: (478) 289-2169
Fax number: 478-289-2353


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