Welcome to East Georgia State College (EGSC)!

We are excited that you have decided to become a part of Bobcat Nation! To fit your schedule, EGSC offers convenient classes in person and online, as well as at any of our three locations (Swainsboro, Statesboro, Augusta)! You are in the right place to begin your journey with us! There is important information provided on this page to assist you through the process of applying and submitting the required documentation. If you run into any issues or need assistance, be sure to call us at (478) 289-2169; our Admissions team are happy to help.

Application and Document Deadlines

East Georgia State College must receive your application and supporting documents for admission by our deadlines to guarantee timely processing of your application. During peak application periods, it may take longer than expected to receive a decision notification.

*Summer applicants, please note that documents received after April 15th may result in your financial aid not being available prior to the payment deadline for the session you are enrolled. Thus, you should plan for how you will pay for your classes until your financial aid is awarded. * 

Admission Types

Please complete the entire online application. The information you provide is critical in allowing East Georgia State College to communicate with you and evaluate your potential as a student.

Choosing Your Application Type: On page three, under Enrollment Information, you are asked to pick your Application Type. Use the definitions below to choose your type.

  • Dual-Enrollment: I want to attend East Georgia while I am still in high school.
  • Former Student: I attended East Georgia previously and wish to re-enroll to further my education.
  • Freshman: I am attending college soon after high school and have not attended college anywhere else, or I have recently graduated from high school and have attended less than two semesters in college.
  • International: I am in another country and wish to attend East Georgia as an F-1 student requiring an I-20 VISA.
  • Non-Traditional: I have graduated from high school or earned a GED more than 5 years ago and have less than 30 credits from another college.
  • Non-Degree Seeking: I wish to take classes to further my education or to take pre-requisite courses, but not earn a degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate: I earned a bachelor's degree and want to earn a second degree. (You must choose Yes or No on the question that asks "Do you plan to seek a degree" so we know if you intend to earn a second degree.)
  • Transfer: I have attended and am transferring 30+ credits from another college.
  • Transient: I am attending another college, but I want to be at East Georgia for one semester only.

Financial Aid Process

East Georgia State College offers a variety of financial aid options for students:

  • Scholarships (including HOPE for Georgia students with a 'B' or better averages)
  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Work-study programs

Applicants seeking Financial Aid (HOPE, Pell Grants, Loans, etc) will need to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at listing East Georgia State College on the application (Federal School Code -- 010997) by the financial aid deadline for the anticipated term of enrollment. Students wishing to receive federal financial aid must be in a degree seeking admission category at East Georgia State College.

— Last updated by East Georgia State College on 7/3/2024 5:48AM PST

Contact Us

East Georgia State College
Office of Admissions Admissions
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401-3643



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