Georgia Highlands College

Admissions - Non Traditional Students

Nontraditional students are students whose high school graduating class has been out of high school for more than five years. These are typically students that are 24 years or older.

Admissions Requirements

  • There are no GPA requirements for students that have graduated from high school or earned a GED

  • Nontraditional students that have enrolled in college previously must be eligible to return to their current institution


Steps to Enrollment

Step 1 Complete an admissions application and pay the $30 application fee
Step 2 Send an official high school transcript, copy of diploma, or copy of GED
Step 3 Have official transcripts sent from “every” college attended whether you are seeking college credit or not for these courses (if you enrolled in a college or colleges)
Step 4 Have your health care provider complete the GHC Certificate of Immunization form
Step 5 Applicants who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, will be required to provide validation of residency and lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States.
Step 6 Register to take the COMPASS exam through the Check Admissions Status link (if required)
Step 7 Register to attend Orientation through the Check Admissions Status link (at orientation you will meet with an academic advisor and register for classes)

Admission Forms

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