DEADLINES

The university application deadlines are as shown below. All materials in support of the application should be received by the Graduate Admissions Office by the application deadline. 

TEST SCORES: Applicants should select a test date well in advance of the application deadline. It can take up to 6 weeks after testing for scores to be received by Georgia College.

For additional information on test requirements go to testing information. The institutional code for the GRE is 5252. The institutional code for the MAT is 2379. The institutional codes for the GMAT are program specific.

MBA Program:   3TC-NH-78
MMIS Program: 3TC-NH-34
MAAC Program: 3TC-NH-83

TRANSCRIPTS and LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: Students should request transcripts from their prior schools and recommendation letters at least 4 weeks prior to the admission deadline to allow for processing and postal delivery.  Although courses from a previous institution may be listed on another institution's transcript, an official transcript from each institution is required. Copies and faxes of transcripts and test scores are not considered official. International transcript evaluations done by an outside agency must be supported with official transcripts sent directly to Georgia College from the prior college.

NOTE: Some graduate programs have admission deadlines that may vary from the general university deadlines.  Please review program requirements for your program of interest.

GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY APPLICATION DEADLINES

April 1 - Summer Semester (including Maymester)
July 1  - Fall Semester
Nov. 14 - Spring Semester

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Applying to Georgia College


HOW TO APPLY

Apply Online - all campuses -  $35 Non-Refundable Online Application Fee Required. Students who have paid the application fee within the past 6 years or enrolled during the past 6 years at GC are eligible for a fee waiver. 

For the application fee to be waived, eligible students must complete the paper application rather than the online application.

 
* Please note that you may experience problems if trying to access the online application from your workplace, school or military base. In this case, try again later from a personal computer. If you are still experiencing problems, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at 478-445-6289.

Apply by Mail (pdf)$40 Non-Refundable Paper Application Fee Required unless paid within the past 6 years or enrolled during the past 6 years at GC.

Please call the Graduate Admissions Office at 478-445-6289 regarding payment of the application fee with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).

International Students
International student applications and admissions information may be found here. The International Education Center processes admissions for international student applicants. An "International Student" is defined as a non-resident alien in F-1 or J-1 student visa status.

After you complete your application, please download and return the signature page (pdf).

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.

APPLICATION PROCESS CHECKLIST

The Graduate Admissions Office looks forward to helping students with the application process. The following guidelines are provided to make the process as easy as possible. If there are questions or if additional assistance is needed, the Graduate Admissions Office may be reached at 478-445-6289 or e-mail grad-admit@gcsu.edu. We are located in the Newell-Watts House on the Milledgeville campus.

Application materials should be sent to:

Graduate Admission Office Campus Box 107 Milledgeville, GA 31061

The following guidelines are provided to help make the application process a positive experience.

   •Review your program of study admission requirements and expectations.

   •Sign up for required testing in time for the scores to be received prior to the admission deadlines. Refer to the program of study for the testing requirements for your area of study. The institutional code for the GRE is 5252. The institutional codes for the GMAT are program specific and they are: MBA program code is 3TC-NH-78, MMIS Program code is 3TC-NH-34 and the MAAC Program code is 3TC-NH-83. The code for the MAT is 2379. College of Education students are required to pass the GACE and the on-site writing assessment.  Online test preparation is available for some tests.

   •Request Official transcripts be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office at least 4 weeks prior to the admission deadline. Students currently enrolled at another college or school should also request a final transcript be sent to GCSU as soon as final grades and/or degrees are posted. Although courses from a previous institution may be listed on another institution's transcript, an official transcript from each institution is required. Copies and faxes of transcripts and test scores are not considered official. International transcript evaluations done by an outside agency must come from an agency that is a member of NACES and be supported by official transcripts sent directly to Georgia College from the prior institution. For additional information on international transcript evaluations, please contact the International Education Center.

   •Request letters of recommendation (if required for your program) at least 4 weeks prior to the admission deadline.

      Recommendation Form for College of Education (doc)

      Recommendation Form for Liberal Arts MBA Program College of Business (pdf)

      Recommendation Form for Master of Music Education (pdf)

      Submit Application Signature Page (pdf) if web application was submitted.

APPLICATION STATUS CHECK

Check the status of your Graduate Admissions application. Missing documents will be highlighted in the checklist area and will not have a received date. The status check will ask for your date of birth, social security number and last name.

* Please note that you may experience problems if trying to access the status check from your workplace, school or military base. In this case, try again later from a personal computer. If you are still experiencing problems, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at 478-445-6289.

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