Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Students

Admissions Information

All prospective students should fall under one of the following categories. Please refer to the descriptions below to determine which category best describes the student group under which you would be classified.

NEW FRESHMAN STUDENT - Applicants who have NEVER attended college:

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript with graduation date or GED scores. An applicant with a GED must be at least 18 years old, or the applicant's class must have graduated from high school. There are no exceptions to the requirement that a freshman have either a HS diploma or a GED.
  • College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) - Required GPA 2.0 or higher
  • Technology/Career-Preparatory Curriculum (TC) - Required GPA 2.2 or higher
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella, Tetanus Diphtheria and (Hepatitis B - If you are 18 years of age or younger)

PLEASE NOTE:Atlanta Metropolitan State College no longer requires SAT or ACT scores as criteria for admission. Applicants may submit SAT verbal scores of 430 and SAT math scores of 400; or ACT English score of 17 and ACT Math score of 17 or better to be exempt from taking the COMPASS Placement Exam.

TRANSFER STUDENT - Applicants who have taken ANY college level coursework at one or more colleges or universities.

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official college transcript from each institution previously attended
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella & Tetanus Diphtheria

PLEASE NOTE: A high school transcript may be required if less than 30 credit hours have been approved for transfer by the Registrar.

POST BACCALAUREATE- Applicants who have earned a Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution recognized by the University System of Georgia and would like to take for non-degree credit courses:

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official college/university transcript with type of degree conferred and graduation date
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella & Tetanus Diphtheria

NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT- Applicants who have graduated from high school five years prior to the term of admissions

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript with the graduation date or GED scores
  • Official college transcript from ALL institutions previously attended
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella & Tetanus Diphtheria

TRANSIENT STUDENT - Applicants who wish to maintain enrollment at another institution and apply course work taken at Atlanta Metropolitan State College to satisfy requirements at the home institution

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official Transient Student Letter from the college/university in which the applicant is currently enrolled
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella & Tetanus Diphtheria

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT- Applicants who are not citizens of the United States

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript and "O" Level Exam Certificate
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. Minimum acceptable score is 523.
  • Passport, Visa or Resident Alien Card
  • Financial Statement of Support
  • International Student Health Insurance (Available for purchase at AMSC)
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella & Tetanus Diphtheria

HIGH SCHOOL JOINT-ENROLLMENT- Applicants who are currently in high school and would like to take courses for college credit prior to high school graduation

  • Application and $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript reflecting at least a 3.0 academic GPA and a current junior/senior class schedule
  • Complete and submit an ACCEL Form from high school counselor
  • SAT Scores totaling 970
  • Immunization Record: MMR1, MMR2, Varicella, Tetanus Diphtheria and (Hepatitis B - If you are 18 years of age or younger).