Freshman Applicants - Early Action or Regular Admission
- The applicant must be at least 16 years old on or before the registration date and must be of good moral character.
- Have graduated from an accredited high school or high school that is approved by the university.
- The following specific College-Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) units must be completed by new freshmen and transfer applicants with fewer than 30 transferable semester hours (45 quarter hours):
English (Grammar, Literature, Advanced Composition)
Mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and a fourth year of advanced math or equivalent course that has these courses as pre-requisites*. Students who graduate 2012 or later should have Mathematics I, II, III and IV.
Social Science (American History, World History, 1/2 unit, Economics & 1/2 unit, Government or appropriate substitution)
Science (at least 2 from Biology, Chemistry, or Physics with at least 1 life science with lab and 1 physical science with lab)
Foreign Language (one language)
*NOTE: Financial Algebra, Consumer Math and Business Math cannot be the additional mathematics course.
- The applicant must show that he/she has satisfactorily completed the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT I) or the American College Test (ACT), and any other entrance examination required by the University, with an acceptable score.
- Minimum SAT requirements for regular admission are Math 440 and Critical Reading 480.
- Minimum ACT requirements for regular admission are Math 18 and English 20.
- Admission is competitive. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Send all official transcripts from any previously attended colleges. Students previously joint enrolled with another regionally accredited institution must meet North Georgia joint enrollment requirements and submit official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution to receive transfer credit.
Freshman applicants who have attended a college after graduating from high school must also meet our transfer admission criteria.
North Georgia reserves the right to refuse to accept any or all of the credits from any high school or other institution, notwithstanding its accreditation status, when it is determined that the quality of instruction at such high school or other institution is for any reason deficient or unsatisfactory.
Freshman applicants must submit the following:
- Application for Undergraduate Admission with non-refundable application fee.
- Official high school transcript after 11th grade has been completed (a final official transcript with graduation date is required upon high school graduation).
- Official SAT or ACT score report (scores noted on official high school transcripts are accepted).
- Applicants seeking in-state tuition are required to submit proof of lawful presence in the United States. Applicants who have been granted permanent U.S. residency must submit proof of permanent residency.
- Applicants seeking F-1 or J-1 visa must complete the International Student Application and meet international student requirements.
- Prior to enrolling, a student must submit a North Georgia Certificate of Immunization, showing proof of immunization as required by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The immunization form should be submitted to Student Health Services.
- A completed North Georgia Medical Report (for Cadets only).