Application Information

Congratulations on your decision to apply to East Georgia State College! We are delighted that you are applying to EGSC and look forward to evaluating your application for admission. If you have any questions, please contact via phone at 478-289-2169 or email at, and we'll be 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. * 

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.

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 not attended college and have graduated from high school or earned a GED more than 5 years ago.
  • 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.

Check Your Application Status: Your application will be downloaded into our system within 24-48 hours upon submission of your application (excluding weekends and holidays). Please make sure to check your application status online. This page contains live information about your admission and partial financial aid status.

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 11/15/2022 3:48PM PST

Contact Us

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



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