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Admissions Process

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. 

Application Fee & Waiver: After submitting your application you will be asked to pay the $20 nonrefundable application fee using a credit, debit card (MasterCard or Visa), or e-Check. If you plan to use an application fee waiver, you will upload that on page eight of the application at the end of Campus Specific Information or mail in to the Swainsboro office after successful submission of application. *Dual Enrollment and Former Students will select the Fee Waiver Option*

Check Your Application Status: One business day after submitting your application, you can check your status online here. This page contains live information about your admission and financial aid status.

Freshman Applicants

Freshmen applicants are evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated academic performance in RHSC (required high school curriculum) courses, achievement of the University System requirements, and potential for completing the requirements for the desired degree.


Applicants must submit a portfolio along with supporting documentation.  The portfolio and documentation must substantiate completion of all Required High School Curriculum courses.  Failure to submit adequate supporting documentation will delay the processing of the application.  Official transcripts from any regionally accredited home school program or conventional public or private high schools attended should be submitted if applicable.  Home school applicants, regardless of age, must meet freshman requirements.

Dual Enrollment

The Dual Enrollment program and early admission is available for high school students at East Georgia State College. Students must meet SAT/ACT or Accuplacer score requirements and have a 3.0 GPA to qualify for the program. Interested students are encouraged to speak with their high school guidance counselor for more information and to complete the application process.

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants with 30 or more semester transferable (not hours completed will be evaluated on the basis of their academic performance and potential for completing the requirements for the desired degree. Those with less than 30 semester transferable hours completed at their previous institution will be required to submit a high school transcript.

Transient Applicants

Transient applicants (a student who expects to return to their college or university where they are presently enrolled) must present from the registrar of the institution (presently attending) a statement recommending admission as a transient student.

Non-Traditional Applicants

Nontraditional applicants are individuals who have not attended college, have either graduated high school or earned a GED, and whose high school class graduated at least 5 years previously. Nontraditional applicants must submit proof of graduation or any attendance of high school by submitting an official high school transcript and/or submit proof of satisfied completion of the requirements for the General Education Development (GED) Equivalency Certificate by submitting a copy of their scores. Applicants will also be required to meet minimum scores on the Compass test. Students may require placement in learning support courses to sharpen collegiate skills.

International Applicants

International applicants are evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated academic performance. Several submissions are required to properly evaluate academic performance in a foreign country, as well as satisfy immigration requirements.

BS in Nursing Applicants

All applicants to this program must have completed the requirements for an AS in Nursing degree and have a valid RN license.  If you do not have a current RN license, you are not eligible for this program.

Post-Baccalaureate/Non-Degree Seeking Applicants

Students who have already earned a degree from an accredited college or university and wish to earn a secondary degree from EGSC should choose this option. Evaluation will be based on past academic college-level performance.

Former Students/Readmit

Students who have earned hours at East Georgia State College in the past, and wish to return to EGSC, should choose this option.

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, and the Zell Miller Scholarship for those who qualify)
  • 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 12/28/2019 10:08AM PST

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East Georgia State College
Enrollment Management
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401-2699

(478) 289-2169


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