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Future Students

Freshmen are students currently enrolled in high school or who have recently graduated high school, and have not enrolled as a degree-seeking student at another university or college since graduation. Information on this page includes an application checklist, admission requirements, homeschooled student requirements, and the Redesigned SAT. You can also learn more about the summer Eagle Incentive Program and being an Out-of-State student.

Transfer students are those who have attended one or more regionally accredited postsecondary institution(s) since graduating from high school. These students may have earned credit transferable to Georgia Southern, but have never attended Georgia Southern as more than a transient.

Dual Enrollment
Dual Enrollment is a state program allowing select high school students to attend college before receiving a high school diploma. Georgia Southern allows qualified high school juniors and seniors to participate.

International Students
International students are students who are neither a U.S. citizen nor a U.S. permanent resident.

Non-Traditional Students
Non-traditional students are those who have been out of high school for at least five years or your high school class graduated at least five years ago.

A transient is an undergraduate student in good standing at another institution who enrolls for one semester at Georgia Southern University in order to complete work to be transferred back to the home institution.

A post-baccalaureate is a student that has received a bachelor’s degree from another institution and wants to enroll in additional undergraduate level courses. They may or may not seek to earn a second undergraduate degree.

Former Student
Former students are those that have attended Georgia Southern before, have sat out for a year or more, and are looking to return to complete an undergraduate degree.

Graduate Student
Graduate students are those who have earned a Bachelor’s degree and are looking to earn an advanced degree from Georgia Southern.

Last updated: 8/23/2017