APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Application Information

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Freshmen Applicants

Freshmen applicants are evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated academic performance in CPC courses, SAT/ACT test score results, achievement of the University System requirements (a minimum of SAT verbal 430 and math 400 along with 16 CPC units), and potential for completing the requirements for the desired degree.

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Joint Enrollment/Early Admission (Postsecondary Option)

A program of joint enrollment and early admission is available at Georgia Southwestern State University for high school students who have completed their sophomore year. A student admitted for joint enrollment may begin course study during the junior and/or senior year and during the summer following the junior year. A student admitted for early admission would enroll as a regular beginning freshman, thereby omitting the senior year of high school. Residence hall and dining hall facilities are available during the summer for students who do not live within commuting distance of the university.

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Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants with less than 30 semester hours completed at their previous college or university may be required to submit their high school transcript. Those 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.

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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. Evaluation is based on review of satisfactory previous academic work and potential for completing transient term successfully.

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Nontraditional Applicants

Nontraditional applicants (must have been out of high school at least 5 years and not attended college previously) 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 scores and copy of certificate of completion. Evaluation is based on potential for completing the requirements for the desired degree. Further institutional testing is required for nontraditional students and 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.

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Second Baccalaureate Degree Applicants

Students who have already earned a four-year college degree from an accredited college or university and wish to earn another bachelor's degree from GSW should choose this option. Evaluation will be based on past academic college-level performance.

Last updated: 3/20/2014 7:03PM PST

Contact Us

Georgia Southwestern State University
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA  31709-4693

In-state telephone: (229) 928-1273
Out-of-state telephone: (800) 338-0082
Fax number: (229) 931-2983
Website: www.gsw.edu

Instructions

To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

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