A message from the campus:
Thank you for considering Georgia Highlands College, a limited mission, four-year state college within the University System of Georgia. GHC has five campus locations, with an enrollment of 5,500 students; serving all of northwest Georgia in Cartersville, Douglasville, Floyd, Marietta and Paulding.
The Application Process:
Please go to the GHC Admissions web page at www.highlands.edu to review the requirements for your specific student type.
Prior to the application deadline, students should submit the application, the application fee and all required admissions documents including official copies of the most recent transcripts. Application deadlines for each term can be found at http://www.highlands.edu/site/admissions-deadlines.
Care should be taken to answer each question completely and
accurately as these responses determine your residency status and tuition rate.
Applicants who leave the residency questions blank will be charged the current out-of-state
tuition rates. If you have difficulty interpreting a question on the online
application, please contact a GHC representative before final submission of
Failure to list your high school and all colleges previously or currently attended may result in disqualification of the application. All documents submitted to the GHC Office of Admissions becomes the property of Georgia Highlands College and we are unable to provide copies of any document submitted.
All applicants accepted for admission or readmission to Georgia Highlands who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, will be required to provide validation of residency and lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States. Information about the documents required to satisfy this requirement may be found at http://www.highlands.edu/site/admissions-verifying-lawful-presence. In some cases, the college may request additional documentation.
If you need assistance, please submit your questions through the GHC online ticketing system via the “Need Help?” link located on the GHC website at www.highlands.edu under the Admissions tab.
Students applying for financial aid should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible by visiting http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. The financial aid priority dates are found at http://www.highlands.edu/site/financial-aid-deadlines and the GHC Federal Code is 009507. Students may track their financial aid status with GHC at http://www.highlands.edu/site/financial-aid-check-my-status.
Last updated: 4/24/2015 9:05AM PST
Georgia Highlands College
3175 Cedartown Highway
Rome, GA 30161