International Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Admissions

 

To be considered for admission to an undergraduate program at Georgia College, applicants must document the following:

  • For new first-year students, the successful completion of the foreign equivalent of a U.S. college-preparatory high school program.
    - For international applicants who graduated from a high school located inside the United States, or located inside the jurisdiction of the United States educational system: The completion of the College Preparatory Curriculum requirements.
  • Transfer applicants with 30 or more earned semester credit hours must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (out of a 4.0 grading scale). 
    - Georgia College's International Education Center will review your educational documents and equate your previously completed coursework to U.S. grade equivalencies.
  • English language proficiency through one of the following ways:*
    • Official TOEFL score report with a minimum score of 69 on the Internet-based test or 523 on the paper-based test.
    • Official SAT score report with a minimum Reading score of 24
    • Official ACT score report with a minimum English score of 17   
    • Official IELTS score report with a minimum score of 6.0
A Note About SAT and Act Scores:
SAT and ACT scores are not required for transfer applicants with 30 or more earned semester credit hours.
  • Sufficient financial support as specified on the applicant's Declaration of Finances.
  • Eligibility to continue enrollment at a current or previous academic institution (i.e. not on academic exclusion, suspension or dismissal).
* Please note that some undergraduate programs have further admission requirements. Please check admission requirements under the specific program in the GC catalog.

 

Graduate Admissions

 

To be considered for admission to a graduate program, applicants must document the following:*

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum grade point average and test scores required for the graduate program.
Program requirements vary. Please refer to the specific program requirements in the graduate catalog.

  • Georgia College's International Education Center will review your educational documents and equate your previously completed coursework to U.S. grade equivalencies.
  • Eligibility to continue enrollment at a current or previous academic institution (i.e. not on academic exclusion, suspension or dismissal).
  • English language proficiency through one of the following ways:
    • Official TOEFL score report with a minimum score of 79 on the Internet-based test or 550 on the paper-based test
    • Official IELTS score report with a minimum score of 6.5
  • Sufficient financial support as specified on the Declaration of Finances. 
  • * Please note that some graduate programs have further admission requirements. Please check admission requirements under the specific program in the GC catalog.