Admissions: Start Here

Documents (regardless of campus attending) should be

mailed directly to: scanned and emailed to:
East Georgia State College
Student Affairs
131 College Circle faxed to: 478-289-2353
Swainsboro, GA 30401


Admissions Requirements

  1. Complete an Application for Admission
    Potential students can apply-online via GaCollege411 or by picking one up at any of our campus locations (Swainsboro, Statesboro, and Augusta). 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).
  2. Pay the $20 Application Fee (non-refundable) or submit a Application Fee Waiver (obtained via high school counselor)
  3. 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. Beginning Spring 2014, applicants not graduated from high school must also provide their Senior schedule, otherwise they will be deemed deficient in their RHSC Units. *Students that do not have a high school diploma can submit a copy of their GED score report
  4. Request transcripts from previous educational experiences to be mailed to Admissions or sent electronically via ScripSafe:
    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 has "In Progress" grades at another institution.
  5. Submit a signed and completed Immunization Form. The Immunization Form for Swainsboro and Augusta students can be downloaded here. Statesboro students have three forms to complete: Certificate of Immunization, TB Screening, and Medical Form.  *Disclaimer: Georgia Southern University recently made changes to their immunization form and require more information than has been previously requested. As of March 1st, 2014, Georgia Southern University will no longer accept immunizations that are not on their form. ALL Statesboro students must complete the form below to satisfy their immunization requirement with EGSC as well as GSU.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

SAT scores can be requested via College Board using our school code of 5200. ACT scores can be requested via ACT using our school code 0799.