You may submit scores for either the SAT or ACT or both. You must submit scores for at least one test.
- Submit SAT scores through College Board. Use Georgia State’s SAT code: 5251.
- Submit ACT scores through ACT. Use Georgia State’s ACT code: 0826.
- Request any Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) scores (if applicable).
Submit your official high school transcripts.
Ask your high school counselor to submit your transcript electronically through GAfutures.org or by mail to:
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4009
Atlanta, GA 30302-4009
Home-school applicants should follow the process outlined here.
*Submit official college transcript only if you have already been a dual enrollment student at another institution.
Georgia State offers both dual enrollment and joint enrollment programs.
Dual enrollment (previously known as Move On When Ready) students take college courses that satisfy high school and college credits, and the tuition is funded by the Georgia Student Finance Commission.
One program, two options. At Georgia State, you can join the Dual Enrollment program through Perimeter College or our Atlanta Campus. Perimeter College Dual Enrollment students can take courses at any of our five Perimeter College campuses or online. 1000- and 2000-level courses only are available through Perimeter. Atlanta Campus Dual Enrollment students attend classes on the Atlanta Campus only and have a few options for 3000- and 4000-level courses. View the Perimeter College Dual Enrollment admissions requirements.
Joint enrollment students take courses that typically earn college credit only, and students are responsible for their own tuition and fees.
- Be a rising junior or senior
- Be on track to graduate
- Meet lawful presence requirements
- Obtain approval from your high school guidance counselor and parent or legal guardian
- Earn a grade of C or higher in Georgia State courses to remain eligible for the program (2.0 grade point average)
Students must meet all three minimum requirements for admission. Students who don’t meet one or more requirements will not be eligible to participate.
- Test scores
- SAT (old design): 530 math and 530 verbal (reading)
- SAT (new design): 560 math and 29 reading*
- ACT: 23 math and 23 English
- Grade point average: 3.0
- Freshman Index: 2600 or higher
*Based on SAT redesign in March 2016
The Georgia Student Finance Commission provides tuition and mandatory fees for dual enrollment students enrolled in up to 15 credit hours per semester in courses selected from an approved list.
Other expenses, including lab fees, course supplies, meals, transportation and personal expenses, are the responsibility of the student and his or her parent(s) or guardian(s).
Additional credit hours and classes not on the approved course list must be paid out of pocket. Classes taken from the approved course list do not count against HOPE scholarship hours.
Note: To remain eligible to participate in dual enrollment, students must earn a grade of C or better in all classes — whether covered or paid out of pocket.
- Students will take all coursework at the Atlanta Campus.
- Dual enrollment courses must be selected from the approved course list.
- All schedules are subject to the approval of Georgia State and appropriate high school officials.
- Coursework taken through dual enrollment does not count against HOPE Scholarship or HOPE Grant hours.
The Georgia State University Bookstore loans required textbooks to each dual enrollment student each semester, provided that students return the textbooks to the university at the end of each semester. Read the Textbook Policy form.
Can I live on campus as a dual enrollment student?
No, we do not allow high school students to live on campus in University Housing.
Can I take online or distance dual enrollment courses through Georgia State University?
Dual Enrollment students on the Atlanta Campus are not permitted to take classes online. Students are required to be on campus for all their classes.
If you would like to take classes online through one of our Perimeter campuses, apply as a Perimeter College Dual Enrollment student.
Do I need to take the Math, Chemistry or Foreign Language Placement Exam?
Dual enrollment students must take the Math Placement if they plan to take Math 1111 (College Algebra) or higher. If you are not sure if you will be required to take the placement exam you can speak with your high school counselor about the classes you will take and speak with your academic adviser during Dual Enrollment Orientation for more information.
I am a dual enrollment student at another college/university. Should I apply as a transfer student or incoming freshman? Will my credits transfer?
Current high school students must apply as an incoming Freshman. Once you begin the enrollment process, we will articulate your credits from the college transcript and move you to the appropriate college status (freshman, sophomore, or junior). If you attend a college/university after graduating high school, you will be required to apply as a Transfer student.
To find out what credits will be accepted in transfer toward a degree program at Georgia State, please visit our website to select your school and view what we are currently accepting. Any credits not listed on the Transfer Equivalency Chart will have to be evaluated after your application has been submitted.
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