Prospective Students

request_infoThe Office of Recruitment and Admissions connects future students with AMSC and guides them through the application and enrollment process. We are here to help! Normal Hours:8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


How do I apply?

Welcome to Atlanta Metropolitan State College! We are excited that you are considering your educational journey with us. Below, you will find the simple steps required to receive an admissions decision. Keep in mind that with submission of steps 1 and 2, we can move forward with reviewing your application for a decision while you work on the remaining steps. If you have any questions, contact our team via the contact information at the bottom of the page.

  • Step 1: Complete and submit admissions application online
  • Step 2: Submit your high school/GED and/or college transcripts (if you have attended any other colleges)
    For the fastest response, all Georgia residents may use the high school link above to request that your high school transcript be sent us. If you have attended any other colleges or attended a high school out of state, contact your institution and have your transcripts sent electronically to or 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.
  • Step 3: Submit your Lawful Presence document to
  • Step 4: Submit your certificate of immunization record
  • Step 5: Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) There is no need to wait! Though completing the financial aid application has no bearing on an admissions decision, it is an important step to complete early in the process. Go to to complete the online application today. AMSC's federal school code is: 012165

Note: ACCUPLACER is the current test that is being used for course placement at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. Testing is not a requirement for college admission, but the reason to take the ACCUPLACER test is to exempt out of corequisite learning support Math and English classes. If you have not already taken this exam, or if you have not earned transferring English and Math credit, you have the option to take this exam to eliminate taking extra courses.

You need a place that inspires, challenges, and believes in you.

We're here to help you bring it! We know that your success begins with believing. We believe that you can do and be anything. It just takes resolve - a firm decision to take action and move toward it. We are here to help you imagine the life you deserve because the sky really is the limit. You must engage your whole being and effort into your education, knowing that every step of the way, you are going somewhere. You will graduate.

Completing this milestone will ignite your soul and help you understand that nothing can stop you. As a Trailblazer, leadership will be coded into your DNA, and you will find that life after AMSC can be one triumph after another.

As a four-year liberal arts college, student success is at the forefront of everything we do. We know that your education must be meaningful, attainable, relevant, and comprehensive. You can expect an environment designed with you in mind.

Bring your brilliance to Atlanta Metropolitan State College. We recognize it. We cultivate it. We will help you release it to change the world, starting with your own.

You can grow here.

Take advantage of the many opportunities to explore your interests and gain leadership experience. College campus organizations and clubs are listed below, see detailed descriptions.

Atlanta Metropolitan Programming (AMP)
Board Chemistry Club
Civic Engagement Criminal Justice Club
Gaming, Anime, Manga Enthusiasts (G.A.M.E.)
International Students Organization
Leadership Development
Learn, Educate, Appreciate, Develop (L.E.A.D.) Club
National Society of Black Engineers
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
Stepping High on Empowerment for Sisterhood (S.H.O.E.S.)
Student Government Association
Trailblazer Orientation Ambassadors
Undergraduate Research

Visit us or take a virtual tour.

Located in the historic Sylvan Hills neighborhood in southwest Atlanta, the 65 acres that make up the campus are only 3 minutes from downtown Atlanta and 10 minutes to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. For directions to the campus: Google Maps

We're accessible.

Atlanta Metro is serviced by two Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) bus routes. Route 95 drops you off directly in front of the famous AMC gate along Metropolitan Parkway. Route 295 is an express bus which comes through campus and drops you off in front of building 100. For directions to the campus: Google Maps

You can afford it.

In previous academic years, students registered for 15 or more credit hours per semester: Georgia Resident - $2,056, Out-of-State Resident - $6,197. Students may be eligible to receive financial aid to assist with the cost of college. To receive financial aid to attend Atlanta Metro, students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and use school code: 012165. Apply here.

You can learn online.

AMSC offers online courses in addition to traditional face-to-face courses throughout the day and evening. The online courses afford students the opportunity to earn college credits without having to come to campus. Online instructors have regular office hours for students who wish to have face-to-face interaction with their instructors. For more information.

Get credit for your work experience.

Adult learners with work experience, may be able to get college credit through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). PLA is a process through which students:

  • Identify areas of relevant learning from their past experiences
  • Demonstrate learning through testing, portfolio assessment, and credit recommendation from nationally recognized organizations
  • Receive academic credit based on acceptable evaluation
Active and retired military are welcome.

AMSC is known as a military-friendly institution. The Military Resource Center is a one-stop shop that addresses all of the needs of military students-from academic to financial aid and admissions counseling.

You belong here.

Student/Faculty Ratio - 16:1
Female 65%, Male 35%
Average Age - 26, Median Age - 22, Mode Age - 19
Traditional Students (Less than 25 years old) - 62%
Adult Learners (25 years and older) - 38%
International Students from Eritrea, India, Italy, Sudan


Academic Programs & Guided Pathways are listed below, see detailed descriptions.


Bachelors of Arts with a major in Film and Entertainment Studies
Bachelors in Business Administration

  • Major: Business Administration
    • Concentration: Financial Technology

Bachelors of Science with a major in Organizational Leadership (eMajor)

  • Concentration: Health Care Administration Program
  • Concentration: Office Technology Program
  • Concentration: Public Service Program
Bachelors of Science with a major in Biological Sciences
Bachelors of Science with a major in Criminal Justice


Associates of Arts, Core Curriculum (Pathway)
Mass Communications (Pathway)


Associate of Science - Core Curriculum (Pathway)
Biological Sciences (Pathway)
Business Administration (Pathway)
Computer Information Systems (Pathway)
Criminal Justice (Pathway)
Engineering Transfer (Pathway)
Health Sciences Transfer (Pathway)
Psychology (Pathway)
Social Work (Pathway)
Teacher Education - Birth-to-5; Early Childhood, Middle Grades, Secondary (Pathways)


Business Management
Customer Relationship Management
Cyber Security
Digital Entertainment, eSports, and Game Development
Film and Post Production
Film and Television Production
Forensic Chemistry
Information Technology
Law Enforcement Leadership
Religious Studies

Earn an official credential.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Minimum Admissions Criteria

Not only can you get in, but you can triumph!

GPA of 2.00

Official high school transcript from a regionally accredited high school or Official GED test transcript
Official transcripts from all colleges attended (if applicable)

Admissions Priority Deadlines:

FALL - July 15 | SPRING - November 15 | SUMMER - May 1

Why not start college now?

You're remarkable. Nothing is stopping you. At AMSC, our dual enrollment and early college programs introduce high school students to college-level coursework. Students can earn college credits while still in high school. Dual enrollment also helps students adjust to certain aspects of the college experience so the transition from high school to college may be easier.

To participate in AMSC's dual enrollment program, a student must submit admissions documents and meet the following requirements:

Dual Enrollment

  • Admissions application
  • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0
  • Official scores from SAT, ACT or ACCUPLACER (must meet required minimum cutoff score)
  • Signed parental consent form

Early College

  • Admissions application
  • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5
  • Official scores from SAT, ACT or ACCUPLACER (must meet required minimum cutoff score)
  • Signed parental consent form

Dual Enrollment/Early College Admission Deadlines: FALL - July 1 | SPRING - December 1 | SUMMER - May 1

Contact Us

Office of Recruitment & Admissions
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
1630 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30310
Location: Student Services and Success Center(Building 650)

Telephone: (404)756-4004

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