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Admissions Information

Foster and homeless students may be initially listed as a non-resident of Georgia based upon how they respond to questions on the admissions application. If the student has lived in Georgia for at least twelve months, they may complete a Petition for Georgia Residency form found online at . Residency questions should be directed to the […]


Thank you for considering Georgia Highlands College (GHC), a four-year state college within the University System of Georgia. At GHC, we provide educational opportunities for the physical, intellectual, and cultural development of a diverse population in seven northwest Georgia counties, with six locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas and Douglasville.   GHC offers access to over […]

International Applicants

There are two distinct groups of international students that include students abroad who are interested in traveling to the U.S. on an F-1 student visa (including students who are already in the U.S. on an F-1 student visa currently studying at another U.S. school) and students in the U.S. who currently hold some other type […]

Post-Baccalaureate Applicants

“GHC is where I got my start. It is a college that built my leadership and academic skills that I needed to advance. The classes were small and the teachers were engaged. Thanks to Georgia Highlands, I now attend Emory University.” – Bassel RabahThe following steps to enrollment are for any student that has already […]

GED (General Education Diploma) Students

Admissions Requirements Admissions Requirements Satisfactory completed the GED (General Education Diploma) as required by the state in which the GED test was administered. Students (under the age of 24) who submit a GED will be required to make up any deficiencies in the five academic areas of required high school coursework (English, Math, Social Science, Natural Science, […]

Former GHC Students

“I love GHC. It was a great starting point for me and really helped develop me as a student and as a person. Looking back on the time I have spent at GHC, I don’t think I could have made a better decision.” – Brittany VanHorn Admissions Requirements   Have not been enrolled at GHC […]

Home Schooled and Non-Accredited High School Applicants

Attention: Accredited Home School Graduates Home educated applicants who have completed a home school program that is accredited by a regional accrediting association (such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) or the Georgia Accrediting Commission or from a high school regulated by a public school system and state department of education will be […]

Adult Learner

Adult Learners are students are 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 Adult learners that have […]

Transient (Guest) Applicants

A transient student is a (temporary) guest from another college or university who has permission from their home institution to enroll at Georgia Highlands College for one semester. Students admitted as a transient are allowed to register for one semester. If they desire to register for another term, they must reapply, pay the application fee, and submit […]

Transfer Applicants

Any student that has enrolled in another college is considered a transfer student.   “I was an Orientation Leader at GHC, it was a great on campus job that opened up many opportunities to meet new people, get to know the teachers on a personal level, and to make good connections for the future. I […]