An applicant who already holds a baccalaureate or higher degree and does not wish to complete requirements for a certificate or associate degree from Georgia Perimeter College is considered a special student. It is the applicant’s responsibility to show that all prerequisites for courses to be taken have been met.
Guaranteed Admission: Special/Degreed applicants will be guaranteed admission after submitting an application, application fee and an official college transcript indicating the date and degree awarded from a regionally accredited college or university. See below for specific documents for admission and registration.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION REGARDING THE ADMISSION AND REGISTRATION OF SPECIAL/DEGREED STUDENTS!
- A Special student may take any course offered, however, if that course requires a pre-requisite (i.e. Spanish I before Spanish II), the student must demonstrate to the campus department chair for that course that he/she has taken the pre-requisite course and/or has any required test scores before he/she may be allowed to register for that course.
- Special students are not eligible to receive Federal or State financial aid. This includes student loans.
- Should a special student wish to change status and become a degree
seeking transfer student at GPC, he/she must apply for a
status, and provide official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities
attended. In a VERY limited number of situations, a student may also need to
provide a high school transcript showing graduation.
Special/Degreed applicants need to submit the following documents:
|The transcript needs to indicate the date and degree
awarded from the regionally accredited college or university attended.
If the college or university is located in a country, state, territory,
or province in which English is not the primary and official language,
additional testing requirements may be necessary -- see below.
States & Provinces in which English is considered as the primary and/or official
language are: Anguilla,
Antigua, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin
Islands, Canada (except Québec), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada,
Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Nevis & St. Kitts, South Africa,
St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, United
Kingdom ( England, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Wales), & the United
States & US Territories (except Puerto Rico).
|Applicants must satisfy
immunization requirements set by
the state of Georgia
Applicants must provide evidence of lawful presence in the United States in order to qualify for in-state tuition classification.