High school students may supplement and enhance their high school curriculum by enrolling in college courses as a joint enrollment student. Courses taken through joint enrollment result in college credit, not high school credit, and students are responsible for their tuition and fees. Students wishing to attend as a joint enrollment student must meet the Accel Program admission requirements of Georgia State University.
To be eligible for Joint Enrollment, a student must:
- Be a high school student seeking a high school diploma from a public or private school, including home study, or home school programs
- Be on track to graduate
- Be a legal resident of Georgia and meet U.S. Citizenship Requirements
- Obtain approval of the high school guidance counselor and parent(s)/legal guardian(s)
Students must meet all three requirements for admission. Students not meeting one or more of the requirements will not be admissible for participation in the program.
- GPA Requirement: 3.0
- Test scores: Students may take either the ACT or SAT. The following minimum scores are required:
- ACT Requirement: 23 English and 23 Math
- SAT Requirement: 530 Verbal (Critical Reading) and 530 Math
- Freshman Index (FI): 2600 or higher
Fall Semester: April 1
Spring Semester: December 1
Summer Semester: April 1
Note: All deadlines are subject to change
Step-by-Step Application Instructions
- Complete and submit the online Undergraduate Application for Freshman Admission. You will select ‘Joint Enrollment’ applicant type once you near the end of the application.
- Submit Non-Refundable Application Fee of $60 or approved College Board, NACAC or ACT fee waiver. For ACT waivers, please speak with your high school guidance counselor.
- Submit test scores electronically
- Submit official high school transcripts
High schools must submit official transcripts through mail or electronically through GAcollege411. Mailing address: Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. Box 4009,Atlanta, GA 30302-4009.
- Check your application status. The typical timeline for processing an application and supporting documents to receive a decision is approximately is 4-6 weeks.
Students will take all coursework at Georgia State University’s main campus.
Participation in Joint Enrollment is funded entirely by the student. To view current tuition costs for Georgia State University, please visit Student Financial Services
Policies & Regulations
Georgia State University Joint Enrollment students are not permitted to live on campus in University Housing and must have a form of transportation to campus. Please click here to visit Parking and Transportation.