Accel/Joint Enrolled

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Accel program you must meet the following:

  1. Minimum 1010 SAT (Math + Critical Reading only) or 21 ACT (composite)
  2. High School Academic GPA 3.0+
  3. Approval from High School Guidance Counselor and Parents
  4. Be on track to complete the College Preparatory Curriculum:
    • 4 English Credits
    • 4 Math Credits
    • 4 Science credits
    • 3 Social Sciences credits
    • 2 Foreign Language credits (same language)
Cost

Accel pays 100% of tuition for all courses that are approved by the Accel program.  Students who take classes that are not approved by the Accel program must pay the cost(s) for those classes out of pocket.  Mandatory fees and book allowances are not covered by Accel funds.

Mandatory fees are $756 for students enrolled in 4 or more hours for fall 2013/spring 2014. Mandatory fees are as follows:  Technology $100, Health $94, Activity $101, RAC $142, Athletic $254, Sustainability $10 and Transit $55. Students with 3 hours or fewer are charged only the $100 Technology fee.

Example of Accel Payment

Students enrolled in
15+ hours

Tuition

Fees

Total

Regular Fee Amounts

2487

756

3243

Accel Pays

2487

0

-2487

Balance Due from Student

$756

Students enrolled in
4 Hours
Regular Fee Amounts

663.20

756

1419.20
Accel Pays

663.20

0

-663.20

Balance Due from Student

$756

Students enrolled in
3 Hours
Regular Fee Amounts

497.40

100

597.40

Accel Pays

497.40

0

-497.40
Balance Due from Student

$100

Tuition & fees charges are subject to change.

The “Balance Due from Student” listed above only covers the amount owed out-of- pocket for tuition & fees only.  These costs do not include parking, books, supplies, science lab costs and/or any other miscellaneous fees or charges required for a student to attend Georgia Southern University.  Please be prepared to pay more than the amounts listed on this handout.

Apply Now

When you’re ready to apply for Accel, follow the steps below.

  1. Complete the Online Admissions Application. The $30.00 application fee is waived for Accel students. For student type, be sure to select Accel/STS.
  2. Ask your guidance counselor to send an official copy of your high school transcript and test scores to the Office of Admissions.
  3. Have your SAT or ACT scores sent to Georgia Southern University.
Final Steps

Once you are accepted to Georgia Southern University, you’ll register for classes.

  1. Starting in March, complete the student/parent portion of the online Accel Program application.
  2. Once you have been accepted, call (912) 478-3939 and make an advisement appointment with Jen MacDonald to get advised learn how to register for classes.
  3. After you have registered for classes, have your high school guidance counselor complete his/her portion of the online Accel Program application.
Contact Us

Program Questions:
Maria Laurato, Coordinator of Freshmen Recruitment
(912) 478-7388 | Email

Advisement & Registration Questions:
Jen MacDonald
(912) 478-3939 | Email

Office of Admissions • P.O. Box 8024 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478- 5391 • admissions@georgiasouthern.edu