Non-Traditional

Non-Traditional

You are considered a non-traditional student if you meet the following criteria:

  1. Graduated from high school at least five years from the beginning of the semester for which you are applying, or  have been part of a high school class that would have graduated at least five years from the beginning of the semester for which you are applying;
  2. Have earned a high school diploma from an accredited or approved high school, or  a GED;
  3. Earned fewer than 30 transferable semester credit hours; and
  4. Have not attended college within five years of the beginning of the semester for which you are applying, or  you must be in good standing at the last college attended, if admitted to that college as a non-traditional student.
     

Admissions Requirements

If you have taken the SAT or ACT, you may submit your scores.

  • If you have scored below 430 Verbal or 17 English, you will be required to take the verbal section of the college placement test, Accuplacer (COMPASS).
  • If you have scored below 400 Math or 17 Math, you will be required to take the Math section of the college placement test, Accuplacer (COMPASS).

Students who do not submit SAT or ACT scores will be required to take both the verbal and math sections of Accuplacer (COMPASS).
 

Required Documents

  1. Completed application(below), and $30 fee
  2. Official transcripts from any previous institutions
  3. Official High school transcript and/or GED score sheet
  4. Immunization Records
  5. Proof of Lawful U.S. Presence

 

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Other types of Non-Traditional Students include:
 

 

Application Deadlines

You should submit all required application materials before the PREFERRED deadlines.

Fall Semester: July 1

Spring Semester: December 1

Summer Semester: May 5

For more information contact the Registrar’s Office at (678) 359-5022 or registrar@gordonstate.edu, or the Office of Admissions at (678) 359-5021 or admissions@gordonstate.edu. You can also chat with us by clicking the Live Chat link in the lower right corner of your screen.

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