Special Admission for Adult and Non-Traditional Students

Adult and non-traditional students are those who have been out of high school for at least five years or whose high school class graduated at least five years ago.

Applicants applying for admission as an adult or non-traditional student must meet the following requirements:

Adult & Non-Traditional Freshmen

  1. Have been out of high school at least five years or high school class graduated at least five years ago.
  2. Hold a high school diploma from an accredited or approved high school as specified in the Board of Regents policy section 402.0101 or have satisfactorily completed the GED, HiSET, or TASC.
  3. Have earned between zero (0) and 29 transferable semester credit hours.
  4. Have a 2.0 or higher on all attempted college work.

Upon admission, students may be required to take the ACCUPLACER placement test prior to enrollment.

Adult & Non-Traditional Transfers

  1. Have been out of high school at least five years or high school class graduated at least five years ago. 
  2. Hold a high school diploma from an accredited or approved high school as specified in the Board of Regents policy section 402.0101 or have satisfactorily completed the GED, HiSET, or TASC.
  3. Have earned 30+ transferable semester credit hours.
  4. Have a 2.0 or higher on all attempted college work.

Additional information can be found at admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/non-traditional-students/