Admissions Requirements Overview

Atlanta Metropolitan's Admissions Processing Information

Atlanta Metropolitan State College will review an applicant's record to make an admission decision after all required documents have been submitted, evaluated and posted to the applicant's record. Please allow up to 7 days for a final review of your record once your file becomes complete.

An applicant's Check My Admissions Status page is the quickest way to view the applicant's admission checklist and real-time admission processing updates, including an admission decision.

Documents submitted become and remain the property of Atlanta Metropolitan State College and will not be returned to the applicant, duplicated or transferred to another institution. Any applicant withholding or falsifying application data or documentation is subject to dismissal without refund.

Before applying to Atlanta Metropolitan, future students should read and understand the requirements for admission. Find the student category that best describes you and click on the link for specific requirements.

Adult Learners/Non-Traditional Students

A Student who has been out of high school at least five years and whose high school class graduated at least five years ago; holds a high school diploma OR GED; has not attended college OR if previously attended college, completed fewer than 30 transferable semester hours of college credits.

Age 62 and Over Students

A student who is a Georgia Resident, 62 year of age or older at the time of registration may enroll as regular or auditing student in courses offered for credit on a "space available" basis without payment of fees, except for supplies, laboratory or shop fees.

Beginning Freshman

A Student who has earned a high school diploma from an accredited school or earned the GED within the past five years and has never attended another college or university or who has less than 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours of college credit.

Dual Enrollment Students

A Student who is currently in high school 9th-12th grade and wish to take college courses. Completed courses would apply toward both high school and college credit.

Homeschool Students

A Student who completed high school graduation requirements under a home school program or who graduated from a non-accredited high school.

International Students

A Student who is a non-US citizen educated outside the United State and is seeking an I-20 for the purpose of obtaining a F-1 student visa.

Online Students

A student enrolled in course/s at Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), but participates in a location that is physically separate from the professor. The Online courses, are conducted through the internet and allow student/professor interaction. Communication options include email, live chat rooms and message boards. AMSC currently offers over 180 online courses and two Associate programs online: General Studies and Business Administration.

Post-Baccalaureate Students

A Student who has earned a Bachelor's Degree or Higher from a regionally accredited college or university recognized by the University System of Georgia and will not be working toward another degree.

Returning Students

A Returning AMSC Student who has not enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan for three or more consecutive semesters.

Transfer Students

A Student who has attended another college or university before enrolling at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.

Transient Students

A Student who is currently attending another college or university and wishes to attend Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC) for one semester as a guest student and then return to their home institution and apply course work taken at AMSC to satisfy requirements at their home institution.

Contact Information

Telephone: (404)756-4004
Location: Student Services and Success Center(Building 650)

Office of Recruitment & Admissions

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
1630 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30310

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