Georgia College uses a holistic review process to evaluate freshman applicants. Freshmen admissions decisions are based on the total student portfolio and demonstrated potential for contribution to the university and probability for success in the unique environment of the Georgia College community.
In the application review process, Georgia College strives to discover students who will bring academic and creative achievements, elements of diversity, a proven commitment to community service and who have the potential to make significant contributions to society.
Georgia College seeks inquisitive freshmen who exhibit the desire to develop an analytical mind; a sense of civic and global responsibility; sound ethical principles; respect for human diversity and individuality; effective writing, speaking and qualitative skills; and a healthy lifestyle.
A College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) diploma is mandatory for admission to Georgia College. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved CPC curriculum requires:
- 4 units of English
- 4 units of Mathematics, with Mathematics I or Algebra 1 being the minimum level for consideration
- 4 units of Science including at least 2 units of laboratory science
- 3 units of Social Science
- 2 units of the same foreign language.
Freshmen with transferable college credit must ALSO have a minimum cumulative transfer grade point average of 2.0 for admission, and must be eligible to immediately return to their previous college. See "Transfer Admission" section for additional transfer admission information.