Priority Application Deadlines

These dates are for priority consideration. Applications will be available after these dates; however, decisions are based on the student's ability to submit all required documents at least one week prior to the first day of classes. International applicants must submit materials 30 days prior to the standard deadline.
  • Spring semester: December 15
  • Summer semester: June 2
  • Fall semester: August 6

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, but not earn a degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate: I earned a bachelor's degree and want to take additional classes or 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.

To learn more about each student type and the requirements and supplemental items needed, visit our Start Here website.

Application Fee & Waiver: Pay the $20 application fee or select the Fee Waiver Option to pay at a later date of if you will submit an approved application fee waiver. Fees that have been paid are posted to student accounts on every Tuesday and Thursday.

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 here. This page contains live information about your admission and partial financial aid status.

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.

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 12/4/2020 2:03PM PST

Contact Us

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



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