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Student Affairs

Admissions & Enrollment

Print friendly Modified October 14, 2015

The University System of Georgia (USG) offers students many options for continuing their education. Whether you are a soon-to-be or recent high school graduate, a current college student wishing to transfer, or a student who has been out of school for some time, the colleges and universities of the University System of Georgia can help you achieve your educational goals. The information provided on this page is designed to provide you with information and resources that will help you take the next step towards continuing your education.

Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements are established to ensure students are prepared to succeed in college. The Board of Regents sets admission requirements for the groups of colleges and universities comprising the University System of Georgia and the colleges and universities may have additional requirements beyond those set by the System.

The resources provided below can help prospective students learn more about the USG admission requirements. The college and university admission offices can provide more detailed information about the requirements for admission to their institution.

  • Admissions Information on GAcollege411
    GAcollege411, Georgia’s web portal for planning and applying for college, makes exploring your college options easy.

  • Board of Regents Admission Policy
    Section 4.2 of the Board of Regents Policy Manual provides the System Undergraduate Admission policy.

  • Staying on Course – High School Curriculum Requirements
    Information on the USG’s Required High School Curriculum (RHSC), including Frequently Asked Questions and the lists of courses that can be used to satisfy the requirements.

  • State College Test Score Requirements
    Effective Fall 2011, State Colleges may reinstate the SAT/ACT and Freshman Index (FI) requirement for regular freshman admission.

  • Learning Support Admission Requirements
    On August 10, 2010, the Board of Regents revised Board Policy Freshman Admission Requirements. Learn more about these new policies that become effective August 2011.

  • Verification of Lawful Presence
    In October 2010, the Board of Regents passed Policy 4.1.6, Admission of Persons Not Lawfully in the United States, and Policy 4.3.4, Verification of Lawful Presence. Learn more about what these policies mean to prospective and current students.

Immunization Requirements

Board Policy 4.8.2 requires all new students wishing to enroll in a USG college or university meet immunization requirements. A certificate of immunization will need to be completed and signed by your health care provider and returned to the college or university.

Additional Immunization Resources