Thank you for considering Georgia Highlands College for your education. GHC was established in 1970 as a state college within the University System of Georgia. At GHC, students can pursue any one of its affordable areas of study. GHC boasts over 40 to chose from, including bachelor’s in nursing, dental hygiene, and business. Find the right career pathway for you today!

Our Areas of Study


Important Dates

Term Application Deadline Classes Begin
Fall August 1 August 13
Fall – Second Start* August 20 N/A
Spring December 15 January 7
Summer May 15 May 15


*Students who apply after the August 1st deadline will be processed for classes that begin in September (based on class availability). To learn more about second start classes, please contact our admissions office at (706) 295-6339.

Applications are accepted online and at all campuses through close of business on the deadline date.  When the application deadline date falls on a holiday or weekend the deadline will be close of business on the next business day.  All documents required for acceptance must have been received prior to the application deadline.

The Admissions documents can be found here:

For Waiver Forms or inquiries about International Student Forms, please contact GHC today.

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