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Fall 2021 application is now open. 

Apply with GAFutures.org Application 

Apply with The Common Application  

Note: The Common Application is only available for first-time freshmen. 

Paper Application

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University System of Georgia will allow students to apply for admission without submitting SAT or ACT scores for the Spring, Summer and Fall 2021 semesters.  Students who have SAT/ACT scores may still submit them.

Your road to Georgia College starts here. Georgia College does not prefer one application over the other. All applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are complete, regardless of which application is used. Please submit ONLY ONE application and use ONLY that application all the way through to submission. Submitting more than one application will most certainly delay your admission decision.


    As you prepare your application please review the items below.

    1. Application Fee

    The $35 online application fee is payable at the time of application for both freshman and transfer applicants and is non-refundable. The paper application fee is $40. If you submitted your application without paying the fee, you may do so by clicking here.

    Application processing fee is NOT required of:

    • Students who registered for the SAT using a SAT fee waiver and chose the fee waiver option as their payment method after completing an application. Students must make sure to submit one of their official fee waivers to the Georgia College Office of Admissions for waiver to be accepted.
    • Applicants aged 62 and above
    • Applicants who applied and paid the application fee within the past six years, but never enrolled 
    2. Transcripts

    Transcripts must be sent directly from each and every high school or college attended to the GC Office of the Admissions, Campus Box 023, Milledgeville, GA 31061.

    Faxed documents and copies provided by the student are NOT considered official and will not be used for admission purposes. Courses from one institution that are listed on another college transcript will not substitute for an official transcript. Prior educational experience may not be omitted from an application package.

    3. Two Essay Questions: 200-300 words each

    Essay Question 1: Given your own individual background, life experiences and personal identity, how will you contribute to the overall diversity of the student body at GC?

    Essay Question 2: Please describe the most important goal you have established for yourself regarding your future undergraduate experience and explain how a Georgia College education fits into accomplishing this goal.

    Generally, essays are completed on the application. However, if sending the essays via mail or email, please include the applicant’s full name and birth date to ensure materials are updated to the correct application. Essays may be mailed to Campus Box 23, Milledgeville, GA 31061, or emailed as a Microsoft Word document to admissions@gcsu.edu.

    4. Standardized Test Scores

    Official score reports are sent directly to GC from the testing agency. Scores must be received prior to the appropriate application deadline. Please note: GC cannot request scores on your behalf.

    The following are the Institutional Codes for GC:

    • SAT/ AP/CLEP: 5252
    • ACT: 0828

    To learn more about how we use test scores, click the button below.

    GC TEST SCORE INFORMATION

    LEARN HOW TO SEND SAT SCORES 

    LEARN HOW TO SEND ACT SCORES 

    SAT Test Dates | ACT Test Dates 

    5. Other Recommended Items

    Other recommended items include a letter of recommendation and resume of co-curricular activities. Letters of recommendation and resumes may be included on the application for admission, mailed to Campus Box 23, Milledgeville, GA 31061, or emailed as a Microsoft Word document to admissions@gcsu.edu. Please include the applicant’s full name and birth date when sending the recommended items to ensure materials are updated to the correct application.

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    NEW! Bring your story to life! Georgia College will review your ZeeMee digital resume in addition to the other required materials. ZeeMee is a free service that helps students bring their applications to life. Simply copy and paste your link into your application in the resume section.  Sign up at ZeeMee.com. Please note, submitting a ZeeMee profile is completely OPTIONAL. Evaluation of your admissions application will not be delayed as long as all materials are received by the stated deadlines.

    6. Admissions Decision Schedule for Fall Semester 2021

    If your file is Complete and Ready for Review by:

    October 15, 2020 (Early Action)

    January 1, 2021

    February 1, 2021

    March 1, 2021

    April 1, 2021

     A decision will be entered at 6 p.m. on the following dates:

    * See below

    January 22, 2021

    February 19, 2021

    March 26, 2021

    April 23, 2021

    *Early Action decisions will be posted by early December 2020. Check our social media accounts and emails for more information about when decisions will be available.

    Please note: Completed and Ready for Review status means that ALL required application materials along with the Undergraduate Application have been received to the Office of Admissions.

    7. Connect with your Admissions Counselor

    We invite prospective students to schedule a meeting with an admissions counselor to discuss the admissions process and answer any questions you have. Click the link below to find your assigned admissions counselor by Georgia county or state. Our Admissions Counselors are available to speak with you via phone, email, and/or a virtual ZOOM meeting. 

    Click here to find your admissions counselor

    If you have any questions about the undergraduate admissions process, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@gcsu.edu or 478-445-1283. For Graduate Admissions questions, please call or email 478-445-6289/ grad-admit@gcsu.edu

    Undergraduate Update Form

    The undergraduate update form can be accessed by clicking here.

    When does a student need to submit an update form?

    The form must be submitted for students who meet the criteria below.

    • Dual Enrollment students currently enrolled at Georgia College
    • GC students who attend another school as a transient for either the Fall or Spring semester (the student needs to send an official transcript to the Admissions Office once their final grade is posted)
    • Students who withdraw and receive a full refund for a Fall or Spring semester
    • Non-Degree Seeking students  (must update every semester)
    • Non-Degree Seeking, Amendment 23 students (must update every semester)
    • Students who wish to attend/return to GC and applied or were enrolled less than a year ago (If more than a year has passed, the student needs to submit a new application)

    Graduate Application for Admission

    If you are considering Georgia College for graduate school, please complete the Graduate Application.  If you are interested in learning more about our graduate programs and opportunities, visit our graduate student overview page.

    ONLINE GRADUATE APPLICATION

    International Application for Admission

    If you are an international student considering Georgia College for an undergraduate or graduate degree, please complete the appropriate application. If you are interested in learning more about resources and opportunities for international students, please visit our International Education Center section.

    INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION

    INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE APPLICATION

     

    Annual Security and Fire Safety Report  

    The GC Annual Security and Fire Safety Report include crime statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred On Campus; in or on certain Non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by GC; and on Public Property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, fire safety policies/statistics, and other matters. Hard copies are available at the Department of Public Safety. You may also request a hard copy by emailing publicsafety@gcsu.edu or get an electronic copy here.