Admission Requirements

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Requirements
Admission decisions are based on the applicant's previous academic record, test scores, recommendations, and in some cases, a personal interview. Equal educational opportunities are offered to students regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, creed, or national origin.

Applicants may be admitted for any term. In order to ensure proper processing, all credentials should be on file in the office of admission approximately 30 days prior to semester registration. All applicants must submit the following material:

1. A completed application for admission, including $20 application fee.
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2. Transcripts of high school (or GED) and/or college course work attempted,
3. Scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT).

Transfer students who have successfully completed college level courses in English and Math need not submit SAT/ACT scores. In addition, applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or an acceptable score on an equivalent English language examination.

Criteria for Admission
Minimum academic requirements for non-conditional acceptance include a high school diploma, graduation from an accredited high school, an evaluated high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scales, and SAT scores of 460 verbal and 460 math or the ACT equivalent.

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Students not meeting the minimum academic requirements for non-conditional acceptance may be conditionally accepted but are required to take placement examinations prior to registering for their first semester. Results of these placement tests plus high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores are utilized in the placement of students in strategic studies and/or college level courses.

Home-Schooled Students
Admission decisions are based on the applicant's academic record, test scores, recommendations, and in some cases, a personal or telephone interview. All applicants must submit transcripts of home school work attempted or GED (if studies are done through a formal home schooling program, this record should be an official transcript from the program. If the program is crafted by parents a portfolio detailing subjects studied, texts used, and books read should accompany an evaluation of the student's performance in specific areas), transcripts of college course work attempted, if applicable, and scores from either the SAT (we require only the SAT I) or the ACT.

The breadth of Andrew College academic experience allows home-schooled students to thrive in an environment that is nurturing and challenging. Andrew's small classes, caring professors, and academically challenging curriculum prepare home-schooled students to succeed at the next level and beyond. Home-schooled students have been welcome at Andrew and have historically done well. Andrew College looks forward to meeting the needs of the increasing number of home-schooled students.

Admission to Andrew College is gained through an individual selection process.  All home-schooled applicants must submit the following material to be considered for admission:

  1. A completed and signed application for admission
     
  2. $20 application fee
     
  3. Transcripts of home school course work attempted (or GED)
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    If studies are done through a formal home school program, this record should be an official transcript of the program
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    If the program is crafted by parents or others, a detailed account of subjects studied, texts used, and books read should accompany an evaluation of the student’s performance in specific areas.

     
  4. Transcripts of college course work attempted, if applicable
     
  5. Copy of Declaration of Intent to Home School as filed with the local school board. (needed when applying for HOPE)
     
  6. Scores from either the SAT1 or the ACT 

Students from an Accredited Home School Program (Non-Conditional Acceptance)
Minimum academic requirements for non-conditional acceptance include:

  • Diploma noting graduation from an accredited home school program
  • With an evaluated GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • SAT1 scores of 460 verbal and 460 math or the ACT equivalent 

Students from a Non-Accredited Home School Program
Students not meeting the minimum academic requirements for non-conditional acceptance may be accepted conditionally but are required to:

  • Take placement examinations prior to their first semester of attendance
  • Present at least two letters of recommendation from non-family members, (coach, clergy, employer, etc.)
  • Students may be contacted by a member of the Admission Committee. The Admission Committee will then evaluate the student’s file to determine their admission status.

Transfer Students
Students who have successfully completed work at other colleges and who are not currently on suspension from another college may apply to Andrew College as transfer students. Students who have less than 24 semester hours accepted for transfer credit will be considered on the basis of their college transcript, high school transcript, and SAT/ACT scores. Students who have 24 or more semester hours accepted for credit will be considered on the basis of their college transcript.

Early Admission
Students who have successfully completed their high school junior year requirements and wish to be considered for early admission should schedule an interview with the Director of Admission and the Academic Dean. The minimum requirements for early admission include a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, 1050 SAT (minimum 500 verbal, minimum 26 ACT English score), and permission from their parent/guardian and high school principal.

Joint Enrollment/Post Secondary Options
Under this program, students who are at least 16 years of age, classified as high school juniors or seniors, meet the minimum state requirements, and have proper authorization will be considered for admission. Participants in this program will earn college credit as well as high school course credit.

Readmission
Andrew College students who withdrew from all classes or who were not enrolled during the previous academic term (excluding summer term) must apply for readmission. They will be considered on the basis of academic average, disciplinary record, and upon request, two letters of recommendation.

Non-Immigrant/Foreign Students
Andrew College is authorized under federal regulations to enroll international students who possess the proper documentation. International students who have completed Secondary Education (12 years), and score 61 Internet Based Test / 173 Computer Based Test / 500 Paper Based Test or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or score 5.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or obtain an acceptable score on an equivalent English language examination may be admitted to Andrew College without condition.

Veteran's Admission
Andrew College is approved by the Georgia State Approving Agency for veterans, reservists, and eligible dependents to receive educational benefits under the various educational law or programs administered by the Veterans Administration. Eligible veterans are required to meet the same academic criteria for admission as non-veterans including placement testing.

Transient Students
A student enrolled as a regular student at another college or university may apply for temporary admission to Andrew College . The applicant must be a student in good standing at the other college, and the applicant must be recommended in writing by the Academic Dean or Registrar of the institution at which the student is currently enrolled.

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