Applicants must include an official transcript from each institution of higher education previously attended as part of the application process. Transfer credit(s) appearing on a transcript cannot be accepted in lieu of an original transcript from the institution where the course work was taken. Candidates for the Education Specialist Degree or post-graduate studies need only submit an official transcript from the institution where their masters' degrees were earned. Physical Therapy Applicants must submit transcripts in accordance with PTCAS application instructions.

Official transcripts mailed directly to North Georgia should be addressed to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
North Georgia College & State University
Chestatee Building, Room 348
110 South Chestatee Street
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001

Official transcripts submitted electronically should be emailed to

Final Transcripts

In order to ensure sufficient time for processing, official copies of final transcripts reflecting degrees awarded should be submitted prior to application or at least eight working days prior to the start of the intended term of enrollment. Formal admission decisions cannot be made until a final transcript with the degree conferred is received by the Office of Graduate Admissions.

International Transcripts

International transcripts must have a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). The evaluation must be sent directly from the agency to the Office of Graduate Admissions and must state a cumulative overall GPA and degree awarded from a regionally-accredited institution to be considered for admission.

Complete listing of NACES members is online at The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) does not recognize evaluations from World Education Services (WES). For more details on agencies accepted by the PSC, review the PSC web site at