|Complete the Perimeter College Application for Admission and pay the $20 non-refundable fee.
|Submit regionally accredited high school transcript with date of graduation.
Submit official transcript from each college, university or technical college attended.
Schools may send them to us electronically through an approved transcript company at [email protected] or mail them to us here:
Georgia State’s approved transcript companies are Parchment, Escrip-safe, National Student Clearinghouse, Credential Solutions or Joint Services Transcript.
|Submit official SACS or regionally accredited high school transcript with date of graduation and diploma type listed.
|Meet placement testing requirements
|Submit immunization records. Applicants must satisfy immunization requirements set by the State of Georgia.|
|Verify lawful presence in the United States. Applicants must provide evidence of lawful presence in the United States to qualify for in-state tuition classification. Georgia State admits all academically qualified undergraduate students, regardless of immigration status.|
Our testing and admissions guidelines allow us to place more emphasis on the evaluation of an applicant’s high school grade point average and the courses they complete.
- Students with a recalculated GPA of 2.5 or higher are not required to submit test scores.
- Students with a recalculated GPA of 2.0 – 2.49 will be placed into corequisite English and math courses unless they submit test scores that indicate they are college-ready.
- Minimum test scores are required for non-traditional students, students submitting GED scores and first-year students with recalculated high school GPAs below 2.0.
Minimum scores for collegiate placement are SAT (480 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing/440 Math), ACT (17 English or Reading and 17 Math) or ACCUPLACER (before January 2019: 67 Elementary Algebra/61 Reading/4-8 Writeplacer; after January 2019: 258 Nex-Gen QAS Math/237 Nex-Gen Reading/4-8 Writeplacer).
|High School GPA
|Testing Required||Course Placement|
|≥ 2.5||NO||Collegiate Level Coursework*|
|2.0 – 2.49||NO||Corequisite Coursework for English & Math**|
|≤ 2.0||YES||Testing required for course placement determination|
*Adequate math scores on ACT/SAT/ACCUPLACER required for placement into MATH 1111
**Unless students provide adequate test scores
Visit the Counseling and Testing Center for information about signing up for the ACCUPLACER exam, if needed.
Georgia State recalculates GPA based on the Required High School Curriculum course units. No other high school courses are included in the recalculated GPA.
|English||4||Any 4 English/Language Arts|
|Math||4||Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry & 1 Higher-Level Math*|
|Natural Science||4||1 Life Science/Lab, 1 Physical Science/Lab, & 2 Science electives|
|Social Science||3||1 U.S. History, 1 World History & 1 Social Science elective|
|Foreign Language||2||Both units must be in the same language. American Sign Language is acceptable.|
*Unless students provide adequate test scores
Perimeter College processes admission documents and renders admission decisions on a rolling basis. A student’s application is valid for three terms of entry, including the term marked initially on the application and the following two terms of entry. Students who wish to be considered for a term of entry within this time must complete a reactivation application and required credentials by the document due date for the desired term of entry.
Perimeter College will review an applicant’s record to make an admission decision after all required documents have been submitted, evaluated and posted to the applicant’s record. Please allow up to 21 days for a final review of your record once your file becomes complete.
An applicant’s Check My Status page is the quickest way to view the applicant’s admission checklist and real-time admission processing updates, including an admission decision.
Documents submitted become and remain the property of Perimeter College and will not be returned to the applicant, duplicated or transferred to another institution. Any applicant withholding or falsifying application data or documentation is subject to dismissal without refund.
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