Complete the 4 steps that follow to apply.

1. Check Dates and Deadlines

All application materials must be submitted by the dates below for each semester.

Fall Semester – May 1
Spring Semester – Nov. 1
Summer Semester – April 1

Application and document deadlines may be extended by the vice president of Enrollment Management Services in consultation with others, if conditions warrant. The Admissions office will communicate date changes to prospective students via the GGC website and other communications. Deadlines falling on the weekend will be the next business day.


2. Create Grizzly Profile to Apply Online

Create your Grizzly Profile to apply online, manage your progress and submit the required $30 application fee (Dual Enrollment exempted from application fee). Completing your profile also connects you to your admissions counselor, and offers a personalized application experience, helpful tips and reminders, status updates, and invitations to exclusive events. View Admissions introduction video.

Create Grizzly Profile to Apply Online

3. Review Admission Requirements

Manage submissions and approvals by monitoring email and your online Grizzly Profile account.

Freshmen Admissions (Never Attended College)

Admission Requirements

  • Meet the minimum 2.00 GPA.
  • Submit one of the accepted standardized testing options that follow:
    • SAT on or after March 2016:
      • Spring 2020/Summer 2020: Reading 24 | Math 440 
      • Fall 2020: Evidence Based Reading and Writing 480 | Math 440
    • SAT prior to March 2016:
      • Critical Reading 430 | Math 400
    • ACT:
      • Spring 2020/Summer 2020: English 17 | Math 17
      • Fall 2020: English 17 or Reading 17 | Math 17
    • SAT/ACT test scores older than seven years are not accepted.
    • Classic ACCUPLACER prior to February 2019: Elementary Algebra 32 | Reading Comprehension 46 | Writeplacer 3
    • Next Gen ACCUPLACER during or after February 2019: Quantitative Reasoning Algebra and Statistics 212 | Reading Comprehension 216 | Writeplacer 3
    • GGC will continue to accept Classic ACCUPLACER scores until Jan. 31, 2020.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory English language proficiency for all non-native speakers of English.

Document Requirements

  • Submit official transcript from a regionally accredited high school.
    • Current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript for admission decision. Final high school transcript due immediately upon graduation.
    • Students graduating from a non-regionally accredited homeschool program or high school, please reference Homeschooled Admission Requirements.
    • Special education diplomas or certificates are not accepted.
    • Official GED, HiSet, or TASC transcript is required for applicants who have not completed high school.
    • If you attended a high school outside of the United States, your transcript must be evaluated by an approved member of National Association of Credential Evaluation. Services (NACES). Request a document-by-document evaluation be submitted to the Georgia Gwinnett College Admissions Office.
  • Submit an official SAT, ACT or ACCUPLACER score report.
    • The ACCUPLACER placement exam is an available option through Testing Services.
    • SAT School Code: 4796
    • ACT School Code: 5478
  • Submit AP and CLEP test scores. If you have taken advancement placement (AP) or have completed a CLEP test, official test scores must be sent to GGC. Request official reports at www.collegeboard.org. Questions about credit for AP and CLEP should be emailed to ggcregistrar@ggc.edu. If you are interested in taking a CLEP test at GGC, please visit Testing Services.

4. Complete FAFSA

Start financial aid inquiries and complete your FAFSA to determine financial aid eligibility. Learn more about financial aid, find tuition and fees, and access tuition and financial aid calculators.


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