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Start the Undergraduate Admissions Process

  1. Find Your Student Type

    Dual Enrollment

    Qualified high school students can begin working toward their college degree, while also earning high school credit through the Dual Enrollment Program.

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    Freshman are students who have never attended college or who have fewer than 30 college credits, which can include International students.

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    Summer Bridge

    A select group of students have an opportunity to get a strong start on their college career through the Summer Bridge Program.

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    Students with 30+ transfer credits from another college. Transfer students can find a welcoming, inclusive environment here.

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    Finishing your degree can be more than just a dream. Apply today to return to Clayton State and make it a reality.

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    Students who have been educated outside of the U.S. or who will require a U.S. visa to attend Clayton State.

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    Students who are admitted to another college but who would like to enroll for one term simultaneously at Clayton State.

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    Post Baccalaureate

    Students who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.

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    Students wo are currently serving or have previously served in a branch of the armed forces.

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    Students who are non-traditional freshman out of high school for five years and never attended college, non-traditional transfer out of high school for five years and completed 30 semester hours of transferable credits and Georgia citizens 62 years of age or older.

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  2. Submit Application Fee

    Online Application

    During the process you will need to create a GA Futures account.

    International student applicants are invited to go directly to the International Student page for information, admission requirements, and application forms and documents.

    Students who have previously attended Clayton State as an undergraduate transient student and who wish to return as an undergraduate transient student should not submit this application. Returning transient students should complete an application for reentry.

    Applications are valid for three subsequent terms.

    Begin your online application

    Paper Application

    A paper application must be completed if submitting an application fee waiver. Fee waivers cannot be attached to the online application at this time. Access our Fee Waiver policy for more details.

    *Pay the $40 nonrefundable application fee through GA Futures

    Begin your paper application

  3. Request Official Transcripts (College or High School)

    Transcript Submission

    Transcripts must be sent directly from the sending institutions to Clayton State University.

    International credentials must submit all official transcripts from your high school and/or all post-secondary records. All transcripts must be in English; if not in English, they must be translated by a certified company. Please submit the certified translations along with your original official transcripts in the indigenous language.

    Acceptable Electronic Transcript Types

    eSCRIP, Clearinghouse, Parchment

    You may mail or deliver your transcripts to:

    Office of Recruitment and Admissions
    Edgewater Hall, Suite 150
    2000 Clayton State Boulevard
    Morrow, GA 30260-0285

    Submit electronic official transcripts to

  4. Submit Official ACT/SAT Scores (if applicable)

    Test Scores

    If you are applying as an incoming freshman, you must submit official SAT/ACT test scores.

    If you are applying as a transfer student, you must have 30 or more transferable hours to not require the SAT/ACT. We will determine upon receiving your official transcripts and evaluation (if applicable). Should you not have 30 or more transferable hours, you must submit official SAT/ACT test scores.

    Submitting Official Test Scores

    When requesting scores, use Clayton State University's College Board code #5145 for the SAT test. Use Clayton State University's ACT code #0803 for the ACT test.

    Official test scores must arrive directly from the testing source. No photocopies, faxes, scans or email attachments are accepted.

  5. Schedule a Visit

  6. Check Your Status