Checklist and Requirements
Documents (regardless of campus attending) should be mailed directly to:
East Georgia State College
c/o Admissions Office
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Please review the Admissions requirements shown below:
Complete an Application for Admission
Potential students can apply-online via GaCollege411 or by picking one up at either the Swainsboro or Statesboro locations. The paper application can also be downloaded here. (This download requires the use of Acrobat Reader which may be obtained free of charge by clicking here).
Pay the $20 Application Fee (non-refundable) or submit a Application Fee Waiver (obtained via high school counselor)
Contact your counselor to have your high school transcript to be sent to Admissions (via Ga411 or mailed)
To process transcripts, we will recalculate your GPA based on the required high school curriculum, so it may appear different than what is on the because we do not factor in classes like Art, Drama, Theater, etc.
*Students that do not have a high school diploma can submit a copy of their GED score report
Request transcripts from previous educational experiences to be mailed to Admissions:
Transcripts must be sent from any and ALL previous colleges / universities as well as any and ALL previous technical institutions. Failure to report a previous institution may result in your denial/dismissal from East Georgia State and you will not receive any Financial Assistance.
Transcripts will not be deemed official if sent via fax or if student is currently "In Progress" at another institution.
Submit a signed and completed Immunization Form. Required Immunizations are as follows: Measles, Mumps, Rubella Series 1 and 2 (MMR1 & MMR2), Chicken Pox/Varicella (MCP), and Tetanus (MTD/within the past 10 years). Hepatitis B (MHPB) and Meningitis (MENI) is strongly recommended for any students 18 or younger and those students planning on living in On-Campus Housing. The Immunization Form can be downloaded here.
Provide Validation of Residency and Lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia now requires all applicants to USG institutions to provide proof of Lawful Presence in the United States in order to be classified as In-State for tuition purposes. This change is effective immediately for all applicants for Fall Semester 2011, and subsequent semesters. You must prove lawful presence in the United States in one or more ways before you can be admitted as an In-State student, please see the "Apply Online" section for more information.
Apply for Financial Aid for the current academic year (if requiring Financial Aid Assistance and excluding Dual Enrollment Students). Applicants seeking Financial Aid will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid listing (FAFSA) listing East Georgia State College on the application (Federal School Code -- 010997) by the financial aid deadline for the anticipated term of enrollment.
Take the Compass Entrance Exam (if applicable). For students enrolling for Summer 2012 and beyond, the COMPASS Exam will be an Entrance Exam and will determine acceptance or denial to East Georgia College. Please refer to the Compass Entrance Exam section of our web page for more information.
Effective June 1, 2005, SAT or ACT scores are no longer required for admissions. However, you may exempt the COMPASS entrance exam if you have taken the SAT and scored a 430 or above Critical Reading and a 400 or above in Math; or the ACT with a 17 or above on the English and Math sections. You may also exempt the English and Reading if you scored a 235 or above on the ELA section of the high school graduation test.