First-Year Life at Georgia College

The perfect atmosphere for learning, living and beginning to make your mark on the world.
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Join the Georgia College Community

Forget the last time you walked the halls as a freshman because being a first-year student here is a totally unique experience. Your first year at Georgia College is made to surround you with a comfortable, fun and safe environment to take the first step of your journey. Our first-year students quickly discover that Georgia College is like a home away from home… and the perfect atmosphere for learning, living and beginning to make your mark on the world.

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Where Will Your Journey Begin?

Student Life

The Best Year of the Rest of Your Life

In your first year – everything is new and exciting. The beautiful Georgia College campus is always buzzing with activity, and filled with students who came here for a lot of the same reasons you did. Every day you have opportunities to explore new interests, make new friends, and discover classes and professors that will challenge you. Our advice to our first-year students – take the time to soak it all in. Because it doesn’t get much better than this.

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Take the first step.

Apply today – either online or on paper – and start your journey at Georgia College. Tells us about yourself – your background, what you want to study, and the difference you want to make on the world. Why wait? Take the first step toward becoming a Georgia College Bobcat.


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Important Freshman Admission Deadlines


Early Action Deadline

For Fall Semester First-Year Students Only

Apr. 1

Regular Admission

Begins January 1 for First-Year Students

May 1

Student Confirmation

Enrollment Deposit Due by May 1 for Confirmation

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Make your time at Georgia College count.

Make a difference in the community with local volunteer opportunities.

From the minute you arrive as a freshman, make the most of the unique resources available at Georgia College. Engage in hands-on learning opportunities. Work on campus or in the community. Or volunteer your time to make a difference somewhere beyond campus. Georgia College students are active and energetic and have ample chances to showcase it. Visit The GIVE Center and find your inspiration.